Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont Job Growth
There were 111,000 jobs in Burlington, Vermont in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 112,103 employed persons for the month. Burlington added 1,600 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,015 (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 February 2019 at 126,900. Since then 15,900 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,800 in April 2020, Burlington has gained 13,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 124,010 for Burlington in June 2018. 11,907 jobs have been lost in Burlington since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 106,393, Burlington has added 5,710 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, Vermont Employment History