Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Employment, Hours & Earnings of Workers on Nonfarm Payrolls

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Missouri Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Seasonally Adjusted Monthly Data

Produced by MERIC in cooperation with U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Industry Number of Jobs
Jan 2020
Number of Jobs
Dec 2019
Number of Jobs
Jan 2019
Net Change From
Dec 2019
Net Change From
Jan 2019
Pct Change From
Jan 2019
Total Nonfarm 2,908,400 2,899,400 2,901,300 9,000 7,100 0.24%
  Goods-producing 409,400 406,700 407,200 2,700 2,200 0.54%
  Service-providing 2,499,000 2,492,700 2,494,100 6,300 4,900 0.2%
     Private Service-providing 2,062,100 2,056,200 2,059,400 5,900 2,700 0.13%
Total Private 2,471,500 2,462,900 2,466,600 8,600 4,900 0.2%
  Mining, Logging And Construction 132,900 130,900 129,600 2,000 3,300 2.55%
     Mining And Logging 4,300 4,300 4,300 0 0 0%
     Construction 128,600 126,600 125,300 2,000 3,300 2.63%
  Manufacturing 276,500 275,800 277,600 700 -1,100 -0.4%
     Durable Goods 165,400 166,200 167,700 -800 -2,300 -1.37%
     Nondurable Goods 111,100 109,600 109,900 1,500 1,200 1.09%
  Trade, Transportation, And Utilities 545,200 543,300 546,500 1,900 -1,300 -0.24%
     Wholesale Trade 123,500 124,000 123,200 -500 300 0.24%
     Retail Trade 306,400 304,100 308,600 2,300 -2,200 -0.71%
     Transportation And Warehousing 115,300 115,200 114,700 100 600 0.52%
  Information 46,300 46,400 48,700 -100 -2,400 -4.93%
  Financial Activities 175,100 175,200 173,900 -100 1,200 0.69%
     Real Estate And Rental And Leasing 38,900 39,000 38,900 -100 0 0%
  Professional And Business Services 383,300 379,500 385,500 3,800 -2,200 -0.57%
     Professional And Technical Services 165,900 164,700 161,300 1,200 4,600 2.85%
     Management Of Companies And Enterprises 66,200 65,500 65,400 700 800 1.22%
     Administrative And Waste Services 151,200 149,300 158,800 1,900 -7,600 -4.79%
  Education And Health Services 484,800 485,200 481,200 -400 3,600 0.75%
     Educational Services 56,800 54,800 54,800 2,000 2,000 3.65%
     Health Care And Social Assistance 428,000 430,400 426,400 -2,400 1,600 0.38%
  Leisure And Hospitality 309,800 308,900 307,400 900 2,400 0.78%
     Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation 42,300 39,800 42,600 2,500 -300 -0.7%
     Accommodation And Food Services 267,500 269,100 264,800 -1,600 2,700 1.02%
  Other Services 117,600 117,700 116,200 -100 1,400 1.2%
Government 436,900 436,500 434,700 400 2,200 0.51%
     Federal 56,400 56,200 54,600 200 1,800 3.3%
     State Government 104,700 105,100 103,900 -400 800 0.77%
     Local Government 275,800 275,200 276,200 600 -400 -0.14%
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