US Employment and Jobs
There were 149,128,000 jobs in the US in July 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 155,965,000 employed persons for the month. The US added 157,000 jobs in July 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 389,000. (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.)
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The charts below show the monthly change in the US 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 US Employment
CES employment in July 2018 is at a new high of 149,128,000.
CPS employment in July 2018 is at a new high of 155,965,000.
Employment: CES, CPS
US Employment History