Kansas Job Growth
There were 1,366,200 jobs in Kansas in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,411,641 employed persons for the month. Kansas lost 1,700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,333 (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 May 2008 for Kansas at 1,396,900. Since then 30,700 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,319,200 in January 2010, Kansas has gained 47,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,418,150 in March 2008. 6,509 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 1,393,118, Kansas has added 18,523 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas Employment History