Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 751,100 jobs in Idaho in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 843,345 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 1,900 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,596 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 751,100 +1,900 +19,400
CPS 843,345 +1,596 +16,931

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 March 2019 for Idaho is at a new high of 751,100.

CPS employment in Idaho for March 2019 is at a new high of 843,345.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2019

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2019 751,100 1,900 843,345 1,596
February 2019 749,200 2,200 841,749 1,705
January 2019 747,000 4,700 840,044 1,408
December 2018 742,300 600 838,636 -187
November 2018 741,700 800 838,823 -21
October 2018 740,900 900 838,844 948
September 2018 740,000 -1,200 837,896 1,457
August 2018 741,200 1,200 836,439 1,775
July 2018 740,000 1,800 834,664 2,066
June 2018 738,200 2,200 832,598 2,006
May 2018 736,000 2,100 830,592 2,059
April 2018 733,900 2,200 828,533 2,119