Mississippi Job Growth
There were 1,168,700 jobs in Mississippi in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,215,402 employed persons for the month. Mississippi lost 1,400 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,960 (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 peaked in July 2019 for Mississippi at 1,171,100. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Mississippi according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Mississippi reached a maximum of 1,252,180 in May 2000. 36,778 jobs have been lost in Mississippi since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 1,125,566, Mississippi has added 89,836 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mississippi Employment History