Missoula, Montana Job Growth
There were 58,400 jobs in Missoula, Montana in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,134 employed persons for the month. Missoula added 2,300 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,772 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Missoula 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.
Missoula, Montana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Missoula 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 Missoula, Montana
CES employment for Missoula peaked in January 2020 at 64,300. Since then 5,900 jobs have been lost in Missoula according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,100 in April 2020, Missoula has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,142 for Missoula in March 2020. 5,008 jobs have been lost in Missoula since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 55,362, Missoula has added 1,772 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missoula, Montana Employment History