Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 217,500 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 230,556 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 612 (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 2,900 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 194,500 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 23,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in May 2021 for Springfield is at a new high of 230,556.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History