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 2,911,300 2,899,400 2,901,300 11,900 10,000 0.34%
  Goods-producing 410,000 406,700 407,200 3,300 2,800 0.69%
  Service-providing 2,501,300 2,492,700 2,494,100 8,600 7,200 0.29%
     Private Service-providing 2,063,800 2,056,200 2,059,400 7,600 4,400 0.21%
Total Private 2,473,800 2,462,900 2,466,600 10,900 7,200 0.29%
  Mining, Logging And Construction 133,300 130,900 129,600 2,400 3,700 2.85%
     Mining And Logging 4,300 4,300 4,300 0 0 0%
     Construction 129,000 126,600 125,300 2,400 3,700 2.95%
  Manufacturing 276,700 275,800 277,600 900 -900 -0.32%
     Durable Goods 165,600 166,200 167,700 -600 -2,100 -1.25%
     Nondurable Goods 111,100 109,600 109,900 1,500 1,200 1.09%
  Trade, Transportation, And Utilities 544,900 543,300 546,500 1,600 -1,600 -0.29%
     Wholesale Trade 123,400 124,000 123,200 -600 200 0.16%
     Retail Trade 306,500 304,100 308,600 2,400 -2,100 -0.68%
     Transportation And Warehousing 115,000 115,200 114,700 -200 300 0.26%
  Information 46,200 46,400 48,700 -200 -2,500 -5.13%
  Financial Activities 175,300 175,200 173,900 100 1,400 0.81%
     Real Estate And Rental And Leasing 39,300 39,000 38,900 300 400 1.03%
  Professional And Business Services 383,800 379,500 385,500 4,300 -1,700 -0.44%
     Professional And Technical Services 166,200 164,700 161,300 1,500 4,900 3.04%
     Management Of Companies And Enterprises 66,100 65,500 65,400 600 700 1.07%
     Administrative And Waste Services 151,500 149,300 158,800 2,200 -7,300 -4.6%
  Education And Health Services 485,400 485,200 481,200 200 4,200 0.87%
     Educational Services 55,900 54,800 54,800 1,100 1,100 2.01%
     Health Care And Social Assistance 429,500 430,400 426,400 -900 3,100 0.73%
  Leisure And Hospitality 310,500 308,900 307,400 1,600 3,100 1.01%
     Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation 42,700 39,800 42,600 2,900 100 0.23%
     Accommodation And Food Services 267,800 269,100 264,800 -1,300 3,000 1.13%
  Other Services 117,700 117,700 116,200 0 1,500 1.29%
Government 437,500 436,500 434,700 1,000 2,800 0.64%
     Federal 56,200 56,200 54,600 0 1,600 2.93%
     State Government 105,000 105,100 103,900 -100 1,100 1.06%
     Local Government 276,300 275,200 276,200 1,100 100 0.04%
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