Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,947,300 jobs in Minnesota in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,986,231 employed persons for the month. Minnesota lost 1,300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,234 (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 January 2018 for Minnesota at 2,948,600. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Minnesota for February 2018 is at a new high of 2,986,231.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History