Vermont Job Growth
There were 312,900 jobs in Vermont in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 338,281 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 800 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 904 (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 July 2016 for Vermont at 316,000. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,135 in April 2006. 5,854 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 331,320, Vermont has added 6,961 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History