Columbia, Missouri Job Growth
There were 101,100 jobs in Columbia, Missouri in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,616 employed persons for the month. Columbia lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 901 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbia job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Columbia, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbia 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 for Columbia, Missouri
CES employment for Columbia peaked in September 2017 at 101,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,180 for Columbia in September 2017. 1,564 jobs have been lost in Columbia since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, Missouri Employment History