Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 80,500 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,592 employed persons for the month. Joplin added 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 425 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Joplin 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.
Joplin, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Joplin 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 Joplin, Missouri
CES employment for Joplin peaked in September 2008 at 81,300. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Joplin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 77,900 in January 2010, Joplin has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,792 for Joplin in January 2016. 2,200 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History