Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 215,500 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 227,552 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 590 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield 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.
Springfield, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Springfield 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 Springfield, Missouri
CES employment for Springfield peaked in November 2019 at 220,400. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 194,500 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 21,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 233,275 for Springfield in March 2020. 5,723 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 210,341, Springfield has added 17,211 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History