Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 213,200 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,080 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,163 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield 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.
Springfield, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Springfield 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 Springfield, Missouri
CES employment for Springfield peaked in October 2016 at 214,300. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 229,790 for Springfield in October 2016. 1,710 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History