Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,958,500 jobs in Minnesota in May 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,993,939 employed persons for the month. Minnesota added 100 jobs in May 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,314 (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 2019 for Minnesota at 2,964,500. Since then 6,000 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,956,700 in February 2019, Minnesota has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Minnesota for May 2019 is at a new high of 2,993,939.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History