Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,898,600 jobs in Missouri in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,959,285 employed persons for the month. Missouri lost 800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Missouri job growth compared to other states.
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Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Missouri 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 Missouri
CES employment peaked in January 2019 for Missouri at 2,899,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,959,726 in December 2018. 441 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History