Vermont Job Growth
There were 315,400 jobs in Vermont in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 336,851 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 1,200 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 323 (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 June 2017 for Vermont at 317,600. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 313,400 in January 2018, Vermont has gained 2,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,135 in April 2006. 7,284 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 331,510, Vermont has added 5,341 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History