Department of Numbers

Montana Job Growth

There were 485,200 jobs in Montana in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 514,103 employed persons for the month. Montana added 900 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,371 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Montana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 485,200 +900 +7,000
CPS 514,103 +1,371 +4,838

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 July 2019 for Montana is at a new high of 485,200.

CPS employment in Montana for July 2019 is at a new high of 514,103.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Montana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 485,200 900 514,103 1,371
June 2019 484,300 2,400 512,732 1,040
May 2019 481,900 1,400 511,692 510
April 2019 480,500 800 511,182 330
March 2019 479,700 -300 510,852 319
February 2019 480,000 -600 510,533 369
January 2019 480,600 -700 510,164 199
December 2018 481,300 600 509,965 -34
November 2018 480,700 2,300 509,999 -69
October 2018 478,400 -300 510,068 118
September 2018 478,700 200 509,950 266
August 2018 478,500 300 509,684 419