Idaho Job Growth
There were 739,100 jobs in Idaho in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 830,616 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 853 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in July 2018 for Idaho at 741,000. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Idaho according to the employer survey. From a trough of 738,500 in September 2018, Idaho has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Idaho for October 2018 is at a new high of 830,616.
Employment: CES, CPS
Idaho Employment History