Boulder, Colorado Job Growth
There were 209,000 jobs in Boulder, Colorado in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 198,662 employed persons for the month. Boulder added 3,700 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 121 (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 September 2023 is at a new high of 209,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,345 for Boulder in May 2023. 683 jobs have been lost in Boulder since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Boulder, Colorado Employment History