Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana Job Growth
There were 1,057,500 jobs in Indianapolis, Indiana in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,009,966 employed persons for the month. Indianapolis added 9,500 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 25,430 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Indianapolis job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in January 2020 at 1,097,200. Since then 39,700 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 966,200 in April 2020, Indianapolis has gained 91,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,046,952 for Indianapolis in February 2020. 36,986 jobs have been lost in Indianapolis since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 855,119, Indianapolis has added 154,847 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Indianapolis, Indiana Employment History