Department of Numbers

Kansas Job Growth

There were 1,413,000 jobs in Kansas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,425,626 employed persons for the month. Kansas added 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 217 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Kansas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,413,000 +500 +7,700
CPS 1,425,626 -217 +2,215

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 in February 2018 for Kansas is at a new high of 1,413,000.

CPS employment in Kansas reached a maximum of 1,432,437 in September 2008. 6,811 jobs have been lost in Kansas since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 1,392,637, Kansas has added 32,989 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,413,000 500 1,425,626 -217
January 2018 1,412,500 1,200 1,425,843 -384
December 2017 1,411,300 2,400 1,426,227 -99
November 2017 1,408,900 3,000 1,426,326 -295
October 2017 1,405,900 1,600 1,426,621 -166
September 2017 1,404,300 600 1,426,787 163
August 2017 1,403,700 500 1,426,624 314
July 2017 1,403,200 3,300 1,426,310 696
June 2017 1,399,900 2,900 1,425,614 710
May 2017 1,397,000 -1,700 1,424,904 637
April 2017 1,398,700 -6,900 1,424,267 478
March 2017 1,405,600 300 1,423,789 378