Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa Job Growth
There were 379,200 jobs in Des Moines, Iowa in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 360,659 employed persons for the month. Des Moines added 1,200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,951 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Des Moines 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.
Des Moines, Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Des Moines 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 Des Moines, Iowa
CES employment for Des Moines in August 2019 is at a new high of 379,200.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Des Moines is at a new high of 360,659.
Employment: CES, CPS
Des Moines, Iowa Employment History