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Springfield, Missouri Job Growth

There were 221,100 jobs in Springfield, Missouri in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 234,807 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 1,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 489 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 221,100 -1,000 +3,100
CPS 234,807 +489 +6,289

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 February 2022 at 224,400. Since then 3,300 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Springfield is at a new high of 234,807.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Springfield, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 221,100 -1,000 234,807 489
March 2022 222,100 -2,300 234,318 766
February 2022 224,400 3,200 233,552 1,022
January 2022 221,200 -200 232,530 946
December 2021 221,400 600 231,584 -47
November 2021 220,800 700 231,631 100
October 2021 220,100 700 231,531 517
September 2021 219,400 -1,100 231,014 634
August 2021 220,500 500 230,380 581
July 2021 220,000 1,300 229,799 519
June 2021 218,700 200 229,280 384
May 2021 218,500 500 228,896 378