Missouri Job Growth
There were 2,797,100 jobs in Missouri in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,872,726 employed persons for the month. Missouri added 17,400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 28,265 (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 February 2020 for Missouri at 2,912,600. Since then 115,500 jobs have been lost in Missouri according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,566,700 in April 2020, Missouri has gained 230,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Missouri reached a maximum of 3,024,168 in March 2020. 151,442 jobs have been lost in Missouri since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 2,709,686, Missouri has added 163,040 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Missouri Employment History