Columbia, Missouri Job Growth
There were 102,300 jobs in Columbia, Missouri in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 98,715 employed persons for the month. Columbia lost 600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 178 (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 July 2022 at 104,200. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Columbia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in September 2022 for Columbia is at a new high of 98,715.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbia, Missouri Employment History