Grand Junction, Colorado Job Growth
There were 65,600 jobs in Grand Junction, Colorado in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,991 employed persons for the month. Grand Junction lost 500 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 20 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Grand Junction 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.
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction, Colorado
CES employment for Grand Junction peaked in August 2008 at 66,700. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,300 in September 2010, Grand Junction has gained 7,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,596 for Grand Junction in November 2008. 4,605 jobs have been lost in Grand Junction since then according to the household survey. From a August 2013 low of 67,032, Grand Junction has added 7,959 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Grand Junction, Colorado Employment History