Vermont Job Growth
There were 299,600 jobs in Vermont in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 307,771 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 1,300 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,247 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.
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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 318,500. Since then 18,900 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 251,000 in April 2020, Vermont has gained 48,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 342,892 in October 2006. 35,121 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 301,638, Vermont has added 6,133 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History