St. Joseph, Missouri Job Growth
There were 59,900 jobs in St Joseph, Missouri in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,522 employed persons for the month. St Joseph lost 400 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 173 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Joseph 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.
St Joseph, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Joseph 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 St Joseph, Missouri
CES employment for St Joseph peaked in October 2016 at 64,000. Since then 4,100 jobs have been lost in St Joseph according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,900 in April 2020, St Joseph has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,968 for St Joseph in January 2007. 7,446 jobs have been lost in St Joseph since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 54,776, St Joseph has added 3,746 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
St Joseph, Missouri Employment History