Department of Numbers

Missouri Job Growth

There were 2,927,600 jobs in Missouri in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,961,736 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 6,900 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,072 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Missouri job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,927,600 +6,900 +34,700
CPS 2,961,736 +10,072 +7,628

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 in July 2019 for Missouri is at a new high of 2,927,600.

CPS employment in Missouri for July 2019 is at a new high of 2,961,736.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 2,927,600 6,900 2,961,736 10,072
June 2019 2,920,700 5,500 2,951,664 4,179
May 2019 2,915,200 4,100 2,947,485 -1,627
April 2019 2,911,100 9,700 2,949,112 -5,174
March 2019 2,901,400 8,700 2,954,286 -4,734
February 2019 2,892,700 -6,700 2,959,020 -435
January 2019 2,899,400 5,300 2,959,455 -271
December 2018 2,894,100 4,300 2,959,726 62
November 2018 2,889,800 900 2,959,664 713
October 2018 2,888,900 -2,000 2,958,951 2,012
September 2018 2,890,900 400 2,956,939 1,960
August 2018 2,890,500 -2,400 2,954,979 871