Montana Job Growth
There were 485,000 jobs in Montana in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 518,309 employed persons for the month. Montana lost 400 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,205 (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 November 2019 for Montana at 485,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Montana according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Montana for December 2019 is at a new high of 518,309.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montana Employment History