Kansas Job Growth
There were 1,368,900 jobs in Kansas in October 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,437,267 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 7,200 jobs in October 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 53,550 (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 February 2020 for Kansas at 1,434,300. Since then 65,400 jobs have been lost in Kansas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,290,200 in April 2020, Kansas has gained 78,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,465,907 in March 2020. 28,640 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,324,012, Kansas has added 113,255 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas Employment History