Columbia, Missouri Job Growth
There were 102,300 jobs in Columbia, Missouri in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 98,640 employed persons for the month. Columbia added 1,500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 109 (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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 102,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 99,859 for Columbia in February 2016. 1,219 jobs have been lost in Columbia since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 98,565, Columbia has added 75 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, Missouri Employment History