Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,904,300 jobs in Missouri in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,978,012 employed persons for the month. Missouri lost 200 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,189 (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 December 2019 for Missouri at 2,928,700. Since then 24,400 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,566,700 in April 2020, Missouri has gained 337,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,991,922 in December 2019. 13,910 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,602,292, Missouri has added 375,720 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History