Wichita, Kansas Job Growth
There were 302,600 jobs in Wichita, Kansas in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 310,783 employed persons for the month. Wichita lost 600 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 607 (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 10,000 jobs have been lost in Wichita according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,100 in April 2020, Wichita has gained 37,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 312,717 for Wichita in June 2022. 1,934 jobs have been lost in Wichita since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wichita, Kansas Employment History