Topeka, Kansas Job Growth
There were 111,800 jobs in Topeka, Kansas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,702 employed persons for the month. Topeka added 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 828 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Topeka job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||October 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Topeka, Kansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Topeka 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 for Topeka, Kansas
CES employment for Topeka peaked in July 2002 at 115,900. Since then 4,100 jobs have been lost in Topeka according to the employer survey. From a trough of 107,200 in July 2006, Topeka has gained 4,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,594 for Topeka in November 2004. 2,892 jobs have been lost in Topeka since then according to the household survey. From a August 2006 low of 113,068, Topeka has added 2,634 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Topeka, Kansas Employment History