Great Falls, Montana Job Growth
There were 34,500 jobs in Great Falls, Montana in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 35,563 employed persons for the month. Great Falls lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (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 June 2015 at 36,300. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Great Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 30,600 in April 2020, Great Falls has gained 3,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 39,022 for Great Falls in July 2006. 3,459 jobs have been lost in Great Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 32,126, Great Falls has added 3,437 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Great Falls, Montana Employment History