Columbia, Missouri Job Growth
There were 101,100 jobs in Columbia, Missouri in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,768 employed persons for the month. Columbia lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 37 (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 peaked in June 2021 at 102,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Columbia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 100,100 in October 2021, Columbia has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2022 for Columbia is at a new high of 97,768.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, Missouri Employment History