Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,394,800 jobs in Kansas in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,420,158 employed persons for the month. Kansas lost 2,800 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,193 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,394,800 -2,800 -3,900
CPS 1,420,158 +2,193 -25,221

Kansas Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Kansas 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 Kansas

CES employment peaked in October 2015 for Kansas at 1,402,000. Since then 7,200 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,452,989 in March 2016. 32,831 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 1,417,965, Kansas has added 2,193 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 1,394,800 -2,800 1,420,158 2,193
October 2016 1,397,600 1,800 1,417,965 -70
September 2016 1,395,800 -600 1,418,035 -3,366
August 2016 1,396,400 900 1,421,401 -8,436
July 2016 1,395,500 -5,800 1,429,837 -10,888
June 2016 1,401,300 2,700 1,440,725 -8,091
May 2016 1,398,600 3,200 1,448,816 -3,270
April 2016 1,395,400 -3,800 1,452,086 -903
March 2016 1,399,200 2,900 1,452,989 262
February 2016 1,396,300 -1,500 1,452,727 2,305
January 2016 1,397,800 -3,900 1,450,422 3,692
December 2015 1,401,700 3,000 1,446,730 1,351