St. Louis, Missouri Job Growth
There were 1,386,400 jobs in St Louis, Missouri in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,399,439 employed persons for the month. St Louis added 2,700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8,738 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Louis 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.
St Louis, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Louis 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 St Louis, Missouri
CES employment for St Louis in November 2017 is at a new high of 1,386,400.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,419,238 for St Louis in February 2016. 19,799 jobs have been lost in St Louis since then according to the household survey. From a May 2017 low of 1,394,439, St Louis has added 5,000 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
St Louis, Missouri Employment History