Montana Job Growth
There were 521,100 jobs in Montana in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 562,702 employed persons for the month. Montana added 1,600 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 281 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Montana job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||October 2023||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 October 2023 for Montana is at a new high of 521,100.
CPS employment in Montana reached a maximum of 563,028 in August 2023. 326 jobs have been lost in Montana since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montana Employment History