Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 214,100 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 222,916 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 700 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,122 (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 January 2018 at 214,600. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 213,200 in March 2018, Springfield has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in May 2018 for Springfield is at a new high of 222,916.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History