The labor force in Missouri was 3,142,398 in February 2016, up from 3,111,283 in January 2016, and up from 3,090,650 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,985,128 in February 2016, up from 2,966,219 in January 2016, and up from 2,901,063 one year ago in February 2015.