Great Falls, Montana Job Growth
There were 35,900 jobs in Great Falls, Montana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 36,320 employed persons for the month. Great Falls lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 135 (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 February 2015 at 36,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Great Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in July 2016, Great Falls has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 39,035 for Great Falls in July 2006. 2,715 jobs have been lost in Great Falls since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 35,274, Great Falls has added 1,046 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Great Falls, Montana Employment History