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Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth

There were 303,600 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 346,015 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs added 1,500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,587 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 303,600 +1,500 +14,900
CPS 346,015 +3,587 +15,404

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 303,600.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Colorado Springs is at a new high of 346,015.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 303,600 1,500 346,015 3,587
September 2018 302,100 1,900 342,428 1,014
August 2018 300,200 600 341,414 -1,410
July 2018 299,600 3,500 342,824 2,046
June 2018 296,100 700 340,778 680
May 2018 295,400 1,100 340,098 1,751
April 2018 294,300 1,500 338,347 1,036
March 2018 292,800 1,300 337,311 2,413
February 2018 291,500 1,300 334,898 2,966
January 2018 290,200 900 331,932 95
December 2017 289,300 700 331,837 791
November 2017 288,600 -100 331,046 435