Joplin, Missouri Job Growth
There were 81,600 jobs in Joplin, Missouri in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,858 employed persons for the month. Joplin lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 576 (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 600 jobs have been lost in Joplin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 79,700 in November 2016, Joplin has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,099 for Joplin in February 2016. 1,241 jobs have been lost in Joplin since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 80,899, Joplin has added 1,959 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Joplin, Missouri Employment History