Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,894,900 jobs in Missouri in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,937,194 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 400 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,721 (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 in May 2018 for Missouri is at a new high of 2,894,900.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 2,950,847 in February 2016. 13,653 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 2,929,314, Missouri has added 7,880 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History