Jackson, Mississippi Job Growth
There were 288,000 jobs in Jackson, Mississippi in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 255,013 employed persons for the month. Jackson added 2,800 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 210 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jackson 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.
Jackson, Mississippi Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jackson 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 Jackson, Mississippi
CES employment for Jackson in September 2023 is at a new high of 288,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 261,540 for Jackson in May 2004. 6,527 jobs have been lost in Jackson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 212,219, Jackson has added 42,794 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jackson, Mississippi Employment History