Missoula, Montana Job Growth
There were 62,400 jobs in Missoula, Montana in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,210 employed persons for the month. Missoula added 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 462 (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 63,800. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Missoula according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,200 in April 2020, Missoula has gained 8,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,599 for Missoula in January 2020. 1,389 jobs have been lost in Missoula since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 55,571, Missoula has added 5,639 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missoula, Montana Employment History