Minnesota Job Growth
There were 3,001,300 jobs in Minnesota in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,014,263 employed persons for the month. Minnesota added 7,000 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,303 (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 in October 2023 for Minnesota is at a new high of 3,001,300.
CPS employment in Minnesota reached a maximum of 3,025,549 in December 2019. 11,286 jobs have been lost in Minnesota since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 2,762,590, Minnesota has added 251,673 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History