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Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana Job Growth

There were 1,068,500 jobs in Indianapolis, Indiana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,021,543 employed persons for the month. Indianapolis added 1,400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,672 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Indianapolis job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,068,500 +1,400 +17,200
CPS 1,021,543 +11,672 +15,367

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Indianapolis, Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Indianapolis 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 for Indianapolis, Indiana

CES employment for Indianapolis in February 2018 is at a new high of 1,068,500.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Indianapolis is at a new high of 1,021,543.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Indianapolis, Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,068,500 1,400 1,021,543 11,672
January 2018 1,067,100 4,600 1,009,871 5,687
December 2017 1,062,500 -1,900 1,004,184 2,901
November 2017 1,064,400 3,700 1,001,283 -5,527
October 2017 1,060,700 2,800 1,006,810 -9,005
September 2017 1,057,900 100 1,015,815 1,113
August 2017 1,057,800 -300 1,014,702 -3,460
July 2017 1,058,100 -4,800 1,018,162 2,678
June 2017 1,062,900 5,700 1,015,484 4,540
May 2017 1,057,200 200 1,010,944 -1,064
April 2017 1,057,000 1,900 1,012,008 5,558
March 2017 1,055,100 3,800 1,006,450 274