Jefferson City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 77,300 jobs in Jefferson City, Missouri in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,373 employed persons for the month. Jefferson City lost 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 257 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jefferson City 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.
Jefferson City, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City, Missouri
CES employment for Jefferson City peaked in February 2008 at 80,300. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Jefferson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 75,600 in April 2012, Jefferson City has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,547 for Jefferson City in December 2003. 4,174 jobs have been lost in Jefferson City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2019 low of 70,724, Jefferson City has added 649 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jefferson City, Missouri Employment History