Kansas City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 1,090,300 jobs in Kansas City, Missouri in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,128,971 employed persons for the month. Kansas City added 18,200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 14,504 (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 January 2020 at 1,109,800. Since then 19,500 jobs have been lost in Kansas City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 967,700 in April 2020, Kansas City has gained 122,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2021 for Kansas City is at a new high of 1,128,971.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas City, Missouri Employment History