Department of Numbers

Missouri Job Growth

There were 2,908,400 jobs in Missouri in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,001,176 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 9,000 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,414 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Missouri job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,908,400 +9,000 +7,100
CPS 3,001,176 +3,414 +33,925

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 January 2020 for Missouri is at a new high of 2,908,400.

CPS employment in Missouri for January 2020 is at a new high of 3,001,176.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 2,908,400 9,000 3,001,176 3,414
December 2019 2,899,400 -5,800 2,997,762 -820
November 2019 2,905,200 200 2,998,582 134
October 2019 2,905,000 -1,400 2,998,448 4,436
September 2019 2,906,400 -700 2,994,012 6,677
August 2019 2,907,100 3,600 2,987,335 7,152
July 2019 2,903,500 4,700 2,980,183 6,488
June 2019 2,898,800 -1,200 2,973,695 4,067
May 2019 2,900,000 -1,800 2,969,628 2,126
April 2019 2,901,800 3,900 2,967,502 434
March 2019 2,897,900 -600 2,967,068 -390
February 2019 2,898,500 -2,800 2,967,458 207