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Kansas City, Missouri Job Growth

There were 1,088,400 jobs in Kansas City, Missouri in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,088,997 employed persons for the month. Kansas City added 2,000 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,007 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kansas City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,088,400 +2,000 +29,900
CPS 1,088,997 +2,007 +12,124

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Kansas City, Missouri Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

CES employment for Kansas City in March 2017 is at a new high of 1,088,400.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Kansas City is at a new high of 1,088,997.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Kansas City, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,088,400 2,000 1,088,997 2,007
February 2017 1,086,400 1,200 1,086,990 -1,034
January 2017 1,085,200 6,500 1,088,024 1,393
December 2016 1,078,700 3,100 1,086,631 2,115
November 2016 1,075,600 -700 1,084,516 1,197
October 2016 1,076,300 1,500 1,083,319 1,492
September 2016 1,074,800 3,600 1,081,827 1,947
August 2016 1,071,200 2,700 1,079,880 1,243
July 2016 1,068,500 7,000 1,078,637 1,257
June 2016 1,061,500 600 1,077,380 1,122
May 2016 1,060,900 -3,500 1,076,258 95
April 2016 1,064,400 5,900 1,076,163 -710