Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,976,500 jobs in Minnesota in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,015,363 employed persons for the month. Minnesota lost 200 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,280 (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 July 2018 for Minnesota at 2,976,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Minnesota reached a maximum of 3,018,643 in July 2018. 3,280 jobs have been lost in Minnesota since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History