Missoula, Montana Job Growth
There were 62,000 jobs in Missoula, Montana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,223 employed persons for the month. Missoula lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 190 (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 July 2018 at 62,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Missoula according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,900 in August 2018, Missoula has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,247 for Missoula in July 2018. 24 jobs have been lost in Missoula since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 60,033, Missoula has added 190 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missoula, Montana Employment History