Kansas Job Growth
There were 1,414,000 jobs in Kansas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,428,732 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 1,400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,828 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.
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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 September 2016 for Kansas at 1,415,600. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,407,000 in January 2017, Kansas has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,433,566 in September 2008. 4,834 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a October 2010 low of 1,392,449, Kansas has added 36,283 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas Employment History