Kansas City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 1,144,600 jobs in Kansas City, Missouri in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,148,916 employed persons for the month. Kansas City added 6,800 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 581 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kansas 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.
Kansas City, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kansas 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 Kansas City, Missouri
CES employment for Kansas City peaked in July 2023 at 1,148,300. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Kansas City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,137,800 in August 2023, Kansas City has gained 6,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in September 2023 for Kansas City is at a new high of 1,148,916.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas City, Missouri Employment History