Columbia, Missouri Job Growth
There were 99,700 jobs in Columbia, Missouri in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 94,736 employed persons for the month. Columbia added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 296 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbia job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Columbia, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbia 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 for Columbia, Missouri
CES employment for Columbia in February 2018 is at a new high of 99,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,180 for Columbia in September 2017. 2,444 jobs have been lost in Columbia since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 94,440, Columbia has added 296 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, Missouri Employment History