Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 215,100 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 225,393 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 1,500 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,077 (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 September 2017 at 216,600. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 226,470 for Springfield in September 2017. 1,077 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History