Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,894,400 jobs in Missouri in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,941,545 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 2,500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4,641 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Missouri job growth compared to other states.
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Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Missouri 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 Missouri
CES employment peaked in July 2017 for Missouri at 2,900,400. Since then 6,000 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,890,000 in September 2017, Missouri has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,979,683 in March 2017. 38,138 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 2,922,486, Missouri has added 19,059 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History