Alabama Job Growth
There were 2,016,900 jobs in Alabama in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,087,667 employed persons for the month. Alabama added 2,800 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,947 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Alabama job growth compared to other states.
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Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Alabama as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Alabama
CES employment in November 2017 for Alabama is at a new high of 2,016,900.
CPS employment in Alabama reached a maximum of 2,092,009 in January 2007. 4,342 jobs have been lost in Alabama since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 1,891,078, Alabama has added 196,589 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alabama Employment History