Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,402,100 jobs in Kansas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,459,940 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 500 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,997 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,402,100 +500 +27,500
CPS 1,459,940 -2,997 +9,285

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 29,300 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,272,100 in April 2020, Kansas has gained 130,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,471,073 in June 2022. 11,133 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 1,402,100 500 1,459,940 -2,997
August 2022 1,401,600 -500 1,462,937 -5,667
July 2022 1,402,100 4,800 1,468,604 -2,469
June 2022 1,397,300 4,300 1,471,073 934
May 2022 1,393,000 -900 1,470,139 3,730
April 2022 1,393,900 1,000 1,466,409 3,598
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