Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,692,500 jobs in Missouri in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,800,106 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 12,100 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,829 (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 February 2008 for Missouri at 2,807,300. Since then 114,800 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,645,500 in January 2010, Missouri has gained 47,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,914,418 in December 2006. 114,312 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 2,748,133, Missouri has added 51,973 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History