Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 732,200 jobs in Idaho in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 821,448 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 1,700 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,465 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 732,200 +1,700 +24,000
CPS 821,448 +2,465 +25,831

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 2018 for Idaho is at a new high of 732,200.

CPS employment in Idaho for February 2018 is at a new high of 821,448.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 732,200 1,700 821,448 2,465
January 2018 730,500 2,400 818,983 2,372
December 2017 728,100 2,000 816,611 -340
November 2017 726,100 2,300 816,951 225
October 2017 723,800 4,100 816,726 2,226
September 2017 719,700 2,200 814,500 3,036
August 2017 717,500 1,800 811,464 3,235
July 2017 715,700 -500 808,229 3,128
June 2017 716,200 2,900 805,101 2,579
May 2017 713,300 2,100 802,522 2,386
April 2017 711,200 400 800,136 2,295
March 2017 710,800 2,600 797,841 2,224