Boulder, Colorado Job Growth
There were 195,700 jobs in Boulder, Colorado in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,589 employed persons for the month. Boulder added 1,600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boulder job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Boulder, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Boulder as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Boulder, Colorado
CES employment for Boulder in October 2018 is at a new high of 195,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 187,928 for Boulder in May 2018. 339 jobs have been lost in Boulder since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 187,137, Boulder has added 452 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Boulder, Colorado Employment History