Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 81,500 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,945 employed persons for the month. Joplin added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 770 (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 peaked in January 2016 at 82,200. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Joplin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 79,700 in November 2016, Joplin has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,836 for Joplin in February 2016. 2,891 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey. From a May 2017 low of 81,034, Joplin has added 911 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History