Billings, Montana Job Growth
There were 83,600 jobs in Billings, Montana in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,688 employed persons for the month. Billings lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 103 (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 February 2020 at 86,800. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Billings according to the employer survey. From a trough of 76,100 in April 2020, Billings has gained 7,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 85,630 for Billings in December 2007. 2,942 jobs have been lost in Billings since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 76,042, Billings has added 6,646 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Billings, Montana Employment History