Montana Job Growth
There were 476,200 jobs in Montana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 504,872 employed persons for the month. Montana lost 900 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 293 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Montana job growth compared to other states.
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Montana Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Montana 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 Montana
CES employment peaked in January 2018 for Montana at 477,100. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Montana according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Montana reached a maximum of 505,448 in October 2017. 576 jobs have been lost in Montana since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montana Employment History