Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa Job Growth
There were 381,900 jobs in Des Moines, Iowa in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 365,146 employed persons for the month. Des Moines added 1,000 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,202 (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 October 2019 is at a new high of 381,900.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Des Moines is at a new high of 365,146.
Employment: CES, CPS
Des Moines, Iowa Employment History