Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 83,200 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in April 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,786 employed persons for the month. Joplin added 400 jobs in April 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 418 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Joplin 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.
Joplin, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Joplin 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 Joplin, Missouri
CES employment for Joplin in April 2023 is at a new high of 83,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,420 for Joplin in February 2016. 634 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 71,142, Joplin has added 11,644 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History