Virginia Job Growth
There were 4,095,100 jobs in Virginia in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,223,765 employed persons for the month. Virginia lost 2,200 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,426 (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 October 2022 for Virginia at 4,097,300. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Virginia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Virginia reached a maximum of 4,360,555 in December 2019. 136,790 jobs have been lost in Virginia since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 3,923,996, Virginia has added 299,769 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History