Department of Numbers

Vermont Job Growth

There were 300,800 jobs in Vermont in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 324,532 employed persons for the month. Vermont added 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,883 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 300,800 +100 +6,700
CPS 324,532 +1,883 +8,657

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 18,300 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 249,900 in April 2020, Vermont has gained 50,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 348,026 in April 2019. 23,494 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 311,439, Vermont has added 13,093 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Vermont Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 300,800 100 324,532 1,883
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
September 2021 295,000 -600 317,942 257
August 2021 295,600 -2,200 317,685 230
July 2021 297,800 4,000 317,455 175
June 2021 293,800 0 317,280 563
May 2021 293,800 -300 316,717 842