Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 81,900 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,831 employed persons for the month. Joplin lost 700 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 36 (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 August 2022 at 82,600. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Joplin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,384 for Joplin in March 2016. 553 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 70,971, Joplin has added 11,860 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History