Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont Job Growth
There were 123,400 jobs in Burlington, Vermont in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 124,101 employed persons for the month. Burlington added 200 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 416 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Burlington job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Burlington, Vermont Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Burlington 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 for Burlington, Vermont
CES employment for Burlington peaked in August 2019 at 127,000. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,000 in April 2020, Burlington has gained 21,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 128,812 for Burlington in February 2020. 4,711 jobs have been lost in Burlington since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 113,745, Burlington has added 10,356 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, Vermont Employment History