Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,393,400 jobs in Kansas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,466,415 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,604 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,393,400 +500 +22,900
CPS 1,466,415 +3,604 +21,954

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 1,431,400. Since then 38,000 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,272,100 in April 2020, Kansas has gained 121,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Kansas for April 2022 is at a new high of 1,466,415.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,393,400 500 1,466,415 3,604
March 2022 1,392,900 400 1,462,811 3,754
February 2022 1,392,500 6,900 1,459,057 2,420
January 2022 1,385,600 10,500 1,456,637 2,725
December 2021 1,375,100 -2,900 1,453,912 492
November 2021 1,378,000 4,600 1,453,420 981
October 2021 1,373,400 -1,200 1,452,439 1,784
September 2021 1,374,600 -9,000 1,450,655 1,506
August 2021 1,383,600 -3,700 1,449,149 890
July 2021 1,387,300 10,500 1,448,259 925
June 2021 1,376,800 2,400 1,447,334 1,062
May 2021 1,374,400 3,900 1,446,272 1,811