Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,867,200 jobs in Missouri in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,979,791 employed persons for the month. Missouri lost 13,400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 770 (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 2017 for Missouri at 2,880,600. Since then 13,400 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Missouri for March 2017 is at a new high of 2,979,791.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History