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 2019
Number of Jobs
Dec 2018
Number of Jobs
Jan 2018
Net Change From
Dec 2018
Net Change From
Jan 2018
Pct Change From
Jan 2018
Total Nonfarm 2,899,400 2,894,100 2,880,300 5,300 19,100 0.66%
  Goods-producing 403,000 400,900 395,000 2,100 8,000 2.03%
  Service-providing 2,496,400 2,493,200 2,485,300 3,200 11,100 0.45%
     Private Service-providing 2,063,300 2,061,200 2,050,700 2,100 12,600 0.61%
Total Private 2,466,300 2,462,100 2,445,700 4,200 20,600 0.84%
  Mining, Logging And Construction 125,100 124,600 125,100 500 0 0%
     Mining And Logging 4,400 4,300 4,300 100 100 2.33%
     Construction 120,700 120,300 120,800 400 -100 -0.08%
  Manufacturing 277,900 276,300 269,900 1,600 8,000 2.96%
     Durable Goods 167,900 166,400 161,200 1,500 6,700 4.16%
     Nondurable Goods 110,000 109,900 108,700 100 1,300 1.2%
  Trade, Transportation, And Utilities 542,800 543,100 543,700 -300 -900 -0.17%
     Wholesale Trade 121,600 121,600 120,200 0 1,400 1.16%
     Retail Trade 309,900 310,200 312,700 -300 -2,800 -0.9%
     Transportation And Warehousing 111,300 111,300 110,800 0 500 0.45%
  Information 49,600 50,600 50,900 -1,000 -1,300 -2.55%
  Financial Activities 173,400 173,300 174,100 100 -700 -0.4%
     Real Estate And Rental And Leasing 36,500 36,900 37,300 -400 -800 -2.14%
  Professional And Business Services 386,500 388,000 384,200 -1,500 2,300 0.6%
     Professional And Technical Services 166,000 165,300 159,800 700 6,200 3.88%
     Management Of Companies And Enterprises 65,000 65,800 65,500 -800 -500 -0.76%
     Administrative And Waste Services 155,500 156,900 158,900 -1,400 -3,400 -2.14%
  Education And Health Services 484,600 481,300 476,700 3,300 7,900 1.66%
     Educational Services 53,400 54,000 54,800 -600 -1,400 -2.55%
     Health Care And Social Assistance 431,200 427,300 421,900 3,900 9,300 2.2%
  Leisure And Hospitality 312,800 310,900 305,300 1,900 7,500 2.46%
     Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation 41,900 40,900 41,300 1,000 600 1.45%
     Accommodation And Food Services 270,900 270,000 264,000 900 6,900 2.61%
  Other Services 113,600 114,000 115,800 -400 -2,200 -1.9%
Government 433,100 432,000 434,600 1,100 -1,500 -0.35%
     Federal 55,100 55,100 54,700 0 400 0.73%
     State Government 102,600 102,600 102,400 0 200 0.2%
     Local Government 275,400 274,300 277,500 1,100 -2,100 -0.76%
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