Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, Alabama Job Growth
There were 45,800 jobs in Anniston, Alabama in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,819 employed persons for the month. Anniston added 100 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 119 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Anniston job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Anniston, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Anniston 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 for Anniston, Alabama
CES employment for Anniston peaked in March 2007 at 53,700. Since then 7,900 jobs have been lost in Anniston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,600 in December 2016, Anniston has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,314 for Anniston in January 2007. 10,495 jobs have been lost in Anniston since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 42,476, Anniston has added 343 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Anniston, Alabama Employment History