Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 762,600 jobs in Idaho in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 856,588 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 4,600 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,770 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 762,600 +4,600 +22,600
CPS 856,588 +2,770 +18,692

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 September 2019 for Idaho is at a new high of 762,600.

CPS employment in Idaho for September 2019 is at a new high of 856,588.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2019

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2019 762,600 4,600 856,588 2,770
August 2019 758,000 -1,000 853,818 2,472
July 2019 759,000 2,500 851,346 2,302
June 2019 756,500 1,800 849,044 2,097
May 2019 754,700 2,500 846,947 1,741
April 2019 752,200 1,500 845,206 1,923
March 2019 750,700 1,500 843,283 1,534
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