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Billings, Montana Job Growth

There were 90,300 jobs in Billings, Montana in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,646 employed persons for the month. Billings lost 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 400 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Billings job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,300 -200 +3,500
CPS 91,646 +400 +3,053

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 August 2022 at 90,500. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Billings according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in September 2022 for Billings is at a new high of 91,646.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Billings, Montana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 90,300 -200 91,646 400
August 2022 90,500 300 91,246 504
July 2022 90,200 300 90,742 249
June 2022 89,900 500 90,493 164
May 2022 89,400 0 90,329 97
April 2022 89,400 100 90,232 166
March 2022 89,300 -100 90,066 319
February 2022 89,400 -100 89,747 442
January 2022 89,500 400 89,305 385
December 2021 89,100 300 88,920 -34
November 2021 88,800 1,200 88,954 51
October 2021 87,600 800 88,903 310