Idaho Job Growth
There were 788,800 jobs in Idaho in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 878,353 employed persons for the month. Idaho lost 1,500 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,150 (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 2021 for Idaho at 790,300. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Idaho according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Idaho for August 2021 is at a new high of 878,353.
Employment: CES, CPS
Idaho Employment History