Wichita, Kansas Job Growth
There were 309,100 jobs in Wichita, Kansas in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 311,938 employed persons for the month. Wichita lost 0 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 958 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wichita job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Wichita, Kansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wichita 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 Wichita, Kansas
CES employment for Wichita peaked in July 2008 at 312,600. Since then 3,500 jobs have been lost in Wichita according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,500 in April 2020, Wichita has gained 43,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in March 2023 for Wichita is at a new high of 311,938.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wichita, Kansas Employment History