Kansas Job Growth
There were 1,358,300 jobs in Kansas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,451,432 employed persons for the month. Kansas lost 5,200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 968 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.
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Kansas Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Kansas 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 in Kansas
CES employment peaked in January 2020 for Kansas at 1,431,100. Since then 72,800 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,270,800 in April 2020, Kansas has gained 87,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,454,798 in November 2019. 3,366 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,298,910, Kansas has added 152,522 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas Employment History