Virginia Job Growth
There were 4,030,700 jobs in Virginia in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,263,623 employed persons for the month. Virginia added 3,400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 14,112 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Virginia job growth compared to other states.
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Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Virginia 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 Virginia
CES employment peaked in April 2019 for Virginia at 4,035,400. Since then 4,700 jobs have been lost in Virginia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,027,300 in June 2019, Virginia has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Virginia for July 2019 is at a new high of 4,263,623.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History