Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,975,900 jobs in Minnesota in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,006,678 employed persons for the month. Minnesota added 500 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 85 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Minnesota job growth compared to other states.
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Minnesota Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Minnesota 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 Minnesota
CES employment peaked in October 2018 for Minnesota at 2,977,200. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,975,400 in November 2018, Minnesota has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Minnesota reached a maximum of 3,018,643 in July 2018. 11,965 jobs have been lost in Minnesota since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History