Jefferson City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 78,500 jobs in Jefferson City, Missouri in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,199 employed persons for the month. Jefferson City added 300 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 108 (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 1,800 jobs have been lost in Jefferson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 71,900 in April 2020, Jefferson City has gained 6,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,549 for Jefferson City in January 2021. 2,350 jobs have been lost in Jefferson City since then according to the household survey. From a October 2021 low of 73,091, Jefferson City has added 108 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jefferson City, Missouri Employment History