Vermont Job Growth
There were 314,600 jobs in Vermont in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 339,187 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 500 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 764 (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 1,400 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 313,200 in May 2017, Vermont has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,135 in April 2006. 4,948 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 331,320, Vermont has added 7,867 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History