Department of Numbers

Missoula, Montana Job Growth

There were 65,000 jobs in Missoula, Montana in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,795 employed persons for the month. Missoula added 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 233 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Missoula job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,000 +300 +2,400
CPS 64,795 +233 +2,491

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 65,000.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Missoula is at a new high of 64,795.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Missoula, Montana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 65,000 300 64,795 233
March 2022 64,700 -100 64,562 270
February 2022 64,800 -100 64,292 251
January 2022 64,900 100 64,041 247
December 2021 64,800 1,200 63,794 -13
November 2021 63,600 200 63,807 45
October 2021 63,400 400 63,762 197
September 2021 63,000 -500 63,565 239
August 2021 63,500 -100 63,326 246
July 2021 63,600 -100 63,080 252
June 2021 63,700 1,000 62,828 244
May 2021 62,700 100 62,584 280