Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth
There were 291,600 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 339,287 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs lost 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 319 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs 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.
Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado
CES employment for Colorado Springs peaked in January 2020 at 304,700. Since then 13,100 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,900 in April 2020, Colorado Springs has gained 25,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 348,375 for Colorado Springs in February 2020. 9,088 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 301,282, Colorado Springs has added 38,005 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History