Kansas City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 1,087,500 jobs in Kansas City, Missouri in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,114,394 employed persons for the month. Kansas City added 5,600 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,552 (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 1,107,100. Since then 19,600 jobs have been lost in Kansas City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 967,800 in April 2020, Kansas City has gained 119,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,116,905 for Kansas City in February 2020. 2,511 jobs have been lost in Kansas City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 966,580, Kansas City has added 147,814 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas City, Missouri Employment History