Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,382,200 jobs in Kansas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,456,792 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 6,000 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 719 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,382,200 +6,000 +36,300
CPS 1,456,792 +719 +58,022

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 48,900 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,270,800 in April 2020, Kansas has gained 111,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,456,990 in May 2021. 198 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a June 2021 low of 1,456,073, Kansas has added 719 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 1,382,200 6,000 1,456,792 719
June 2021 1,376,200 6,000 1,456,073 -917
May 2021 1,370,200 -1,300 1,456,990 1,219
April 2021 1,371,500 -2,300 1,455,771 1,785
March 2021 1,373,800 13,600 1,453,986 2,662
February 2021 1,360,200 -3,300 1,451,324 860
January 2021 1,363,500 8,800 1,450,464 3,604
December 2020 1,354,700 -1,400 1,446,860 4,335
November 2020 1,356,100 -1,700 1,442,525 5,367
October 2020 1,357,800 3,000 1,437,158 54,956
September 2020 1,354,800 -3,800 1,382,202 -33,588
August 2020 1,358,600 12,700 1,415,790 17,020