Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,411,600 jobs in Kansas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,435,126 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 3,100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,235 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,411,600 +3,100 +2,900
CPS 1,435,126 +1,235 +19,384

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 4,000 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,399,800 in June 2017, Kansas has gained 11,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Kansas for November 2017 is at a new high of 1,435,126.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,411,600 3,100 1,435,126 1,235
October 2017 1,408,500 -300 1,433,891 3,445
September 2017 1,408,800 3,300 1,430,446 3,942
August 2017 1,405,500 4,400 1,426,504 -796
July 2017 1,401,100 1,300 1,427,300 -1,026
June 2017 1,399,800 -7,100 1,428,326 -2,649
May 2017 1,406,900 -2,700 1,430,975 -1,619
April 2017 1,409,600 -4,000 1,432,594 3,850
March 2017 1,413,600 1,000 1,428,744 5,840
February 2017 1,412,600 5,600 1,422,904 4,719
January 2017 1,407,000 -3,500 1,418,185 2,898
December 2016 1,410,500 1,800 1,415,287 -455