Department of Numbers

Vermont Job Growth

There were 302,200 jobs in Vermont in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 329,330 employed persons for the month. Vermont added 700 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 302,200 +700 +7,200
CPS 329,330 +149 +11,388

Vermont Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Vermont 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 in Vermont

CES employment peaked in March 2019 for Vermont at 319,100. Since then 16,900 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 249,900 in April 2020, Vermont has gained 52,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 348,026 in April 2019. 18,696 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 311,439, Vermont has added 17,891 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Vermont Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 302,200 700 329,330 149
August 2022 301,500 -300 329,181 565
July 2022 301,800 1,400 328,616 1,136
June 2022 300,400 1,300 327,480 1,462
May 2022 299,100 -1,100 326,018 1,480
April 2022 300,200 -500 324,538 1,889
March 2022 300,700 1,000 322,649 2,153
February 2022 299,700 800 320,496 1,074
January 2022 298,900 1,100 319,422 996
December 2021 297,800 500 318,426 11
November 2021 297,300 1,000 318,415 25
October 2021 296,300 1,300 318,390 448