Billings, Montana Job Growth
There were 85,300 jobs in Billings, Montana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,824 employed persons for the month. Billings added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Billings job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Billings, Montana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Billings 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 for Billings, Montana
CES employment for Billings peaked in May 2017 at 85,700. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Billings according to the employer survey. From a trough of 84,800 in October 2017, Billings has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 85,810 for Billings in January 2008. 1,986 jobs have been lost in Billings since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 76,212, Billings has added 7,612 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Billings, Montana Employment History