Springfield, Missouri Job Growth
There were 212,300 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 218,711 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 3,300 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 437 (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 August 2019 at 219,300. Since then 7,000 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 197,600 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 14,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 233,275 for Springfield in March 2020. 14,564 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 210,341, Springfield has added 8,370 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Springfield, Missouri Employment History