Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 781,300 jobs in Idaho in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 870,056 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 1,200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 912 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 781,300 +1,200 +7,900
CPS 870,056 +912 +3,554

Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Idaho 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 in Idaho

CES employment in February 2021 for Idaho is at a new high of 781,300.

CPS employment in Idaho for February 2021 is at a new high of 870,056.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 781,300 1,200 870,056 912
January 2021 780,100 3,700 869,144 3,495
December 2020 776,400 5,000 865,649 2,658
November 2020 771,400 5,700 862,991 3,492
October 2020 765,700 3,100 859,499 5,749
September 2020 762,600 2,400 853,750 8,066
August 2020 760,200 7,900 845,684 10,420
July 2020 752,300 12,900 835,264 12,425
June 2020 739,400 20,600 822,839 13,844
May 2020 718,800 25,000 808,995 33,776
April 2020 693,800 -79,100 775,219 -90,641
March 2020 772,900 -500 865,860 -642