Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,938,200 jobs in Minnesota in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,016,452 employed persons for the month. Minnesota added 4,200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,623 (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 2020 for Minnesota at 2,995,700. Since then 57,500 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,577,900 in April 2020, Minnesota has gained 360,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Minnesota reached a maximum of 3,046,002 in January 2020. 29,550 jobs have been lost in Minnesota since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 2,758,762, Minnesota has added 257,690 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History