Great Falls, Montana Job Growth
There were 37,100 jobs in Great Falls, Montana in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,632 employed persons for the month. Great Falls lost 0 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 67 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Great Falls 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.
Great Falls, Montana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Great Falls 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 Great Falls, Montana
CES employment for Great Falls peaked in April 2023 at 37,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Great Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,700 in July 2023, Great Falls has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 39,217 for Great Falls in July 2006. 585 jobs have been lost in Great Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 32,756, Great Falls has added 5,876 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Great Falls, Montana Employment History