Department of Numbers

Springfield, Missouri Job Growth

There were 219,900 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 232,046 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 44 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 219,900 +100 +5,700
CPS 232,046 +44 +3,961

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 2021 at 221,200. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 219,300 in September 2021, Springfield has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Springfield is at a new high of 232,046.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Springfield, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 219,900 100 232,046 44
October 2021 219,800 500 232,002 -16
September 2021 219,300 -1,900 232,018 248
August 2021 221,200 1,300 231,770 487
July 2021 219,900 1,000 231,283 394
June 2021 218,900 1,100 230,889 380
May 2021 217,800 0 230,509 565
April 2021 217,800 1,600 229,944 728
March 2021 216,200 900 229,216 504
February 2021 215,300 400 228,712 136
January 2021 214,900 500 228,576 235
December 2020 214,400 200 228,341 256