Mississippi Job Growth
There were 1,177,600 jobs in Mississippi in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,192,786 employed persons for the month. Mississippi added 3,300 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 825 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Mississippi job growth compared to other states.
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Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Mississippi 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 Mississippi
CES employment in January 2023 for Mississippi is at a new high of 1,177,600.
CPS employment in Mississippi reached a maximum of 1,243,022 in May 2000. 50,236 jobs have been lost in Mississippi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,020,894, Mississippi has added 171,892 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mississippi Employment History