Montana Job Growth
There were 479,000 jobs in Montana in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 503,917 employed persons for the month. Montana added 700 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 422 (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 in August 2018 for Montana is at a new high of 479,000.
CPS employment in Montana reached a maximum of 505,448 in October 2017. 1,531 jobs have been lost in Montana since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 503,182, Montana has added 735 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montana Employment History