Kentucky Job Growth
There were 2,001,600 jobs in Kentucky in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,965,027 employed persons for the month. Kentucky added 9,400 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,111 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kentucky job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||March 2023||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Kentucky 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 Kentucky
CES employment in March 2023 for Kentucky is at a new high of 2,001,600.
CPS employment in Kentucky reached a maximum of 1,994,918 in November 2019. 29,891 jobs have been lost in Kentucky since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,707,751, Kentucky has added 257,276 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kentucky Employment History