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 2021
Number of Jobs
Dec 2020
Number of Jobs
Jan 2020
Net Change From
Dec 2020
Net Change From
Jan 2020
Pct Change From
Jan 2020
Total Nonfarm 2,807,700 2,799,200 2,929,900 8,500 -122,200 -4.17%
  Goods-producing 400,000 398,200 410,500 1,800 -10,500 -2.56%
  Service-providing 2,407,700 2,401,000 2,519,400 6,700 -111,700 -4.43%
     Private Service-providing 1,985,700 1,979,600 2,080,400 6,100 -94,700 -4.55%
Total Private 2,385,700 2,377,800 2,490,900 7,900 -105,200 -4.22%
  Mining, Logging And Construction 129,700 129,800 133,500 -100 -3,800 -2.85%
     Mining And Logging 4,500 4,300 4,400 200 100 2.27%
     Construction 125,200 125,500 129,100 -300 -3,900 -3.02%
  Manufacturing 270,300 268,400 277,000 1,900 -6,700 -2.42%
     Durable Goods 164,400 161,900 167,300 2,500 -2,900 -1.73%
     Nondurable Goods 105,900 106,500 109,700 -600 -3,800 -3.46%
  Trade, Transportation, And Utilities 542,100 543,700 542,300 -1,600 -200 -0.04%
     Wholesale Trade 118,700 119,400 122,600 -700 -3,900 -3.18%
     Retail Trade 301,200 300,100 302,500 1,100 -1,300 -0.43%
     Transportation And Warehousing 122,200 124,200 117,200 -2,000 5,000 4.27%
  Information 44,400 44,200 47,700 200 -3,300 -6.92%
  Financial Activities 172,900 176,000 176,400 -3,100 -3,500 -1.98%
     Real Estate And Rental And Leasing 33,700 36,600 39,700 -2,900 -6,000 -15.11%
  Professional And Business Services 373,300 368,400 386,100 4,900 -12,800 -3.32%
     Professional And Technical Services 160,900 159,800 164,900 1,100 -4,000 -2.43%
     Management Of Companies And Enterprises 60,300 61,600 64,400 -1,300 -4,100 -6.37%
     Administrative And Waste Services 152,100 147,000 156,800 5,100 -4,700 -3%
  Education And Health Services 484,200 482,900 498,400 1,300 -14,200 -2.85%
     Educational Services 62,300 62,000 63,500 300 -1,200 -1.89%
     Health Care And Social Assistance 421,900 420,900 434,900 1,000 -13,000 -2.99%
  Leisure And Hospitality 257,100 253,500 312,100 3,600 -55,000 -17.62%
     Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation 29,300 29,200 43,800 100 -14,500 -33.11%
     Accommodation And Food Services 227,800 224,300 268,300 3,500 -40,500 -15.1%
  Other Services 111,700 110,900 117,400 800 -5,700 -4.86%
Government 422,000 421,400 439,000 600 -17,000 -3.87%
     Federal 56,700 57,700 55,900 -1,000 800 1.43%
     State Government 99,000 98,900 105,700 100 -6,700 -6.34%
     Local Government 266,300 264,800 277,400 1,500 -11,100 -4%
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