Missoula, Montana Job Growth
There were 63,500 jobs in Missoula, Montana in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,370 employed persons for the month. Missoula lost 300 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 132 (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 2019 at 64,000. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Missoula according to the employer survey. From a trough of 63,000 in February 2019, Missoula has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Missoula is at a new high of 62,370.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missoula, Montana Employment History