Department of Numbers

Missouri Job Growth

There were 2,886,300 jobs in Missouri in June 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,936,897 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 11,900 jobs in June 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 18,517 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Missouri job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey June 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,886,300 +11,900 +46,600
CPS 2,936,897 -18,517 -18,764

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 in June 2017 for Missouri is at a new high of 2,886,300.

CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,979,683 in March 2017. 42,786 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2017

Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2017 2,886,300 11,900 2,936,897 -18,517
May 2017 2,874,400 4,900 2,955,414 -18,636
April 2017 2,869,500 3,600 2,974,050 -5,633
March 2017 2,865,900 -14,700 2,979,683 662
February 2017 2,880,600 3,600 2,979,021 6,475
January 2017 2,877,000 5,300 2,972,546 7,146
December 2016 2,871,700 7,500 2,965,400 1,420
November 2016 2,864,200 3,900 2,963,980 1,745
October 2016 2,860,300 9,700 2,962,235 2,043
September 2016 2,850,600 2,300 2,960,192 2,224
August 2016 2,848,300 3,400 2,957,968 1,799
July 2016 2,844,900 5,200 2,956,169 508