Springfield, Illinois Job Growth
There were 111,900 jobs in Springfield, Illinois in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,302 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 800 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 219 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield 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.
Springfield, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Springfield 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 Springfield, Illinois
CES employment for Springfield peaked in August 2000 at 118,300. Since then 6,400 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,700 in April 2009, Springfield has gained 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 108,961 for Springfield in July 2007. 2,659 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 105,453, Springfield has added 849 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Illinois Employment History