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Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth

There were 63,700 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,937 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 95 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,700 +300 +2,200
CPS 70,937 +95 +3,035

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Auburn, Alabama Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Auburn 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 Auburn, Alabama

CES employment for Auburn in November 2016 is at a new high of 63,700.

CPS employment in November 2016 for Auburn is at a new high of 70,937.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 63,700 300 70,937 95
October 2016 63,400 0 70,842 374
September 2016 63,400 200 70,468 109
August 2016 63,200 -400 70,359 198
July 2016 63,600 1,300 70,161 569
June 2016 62,300 100 69,592 294
May 2016 62,200 -400 69,298 318
April 2016 62,600 600 68,980 417
March 2016 62,000 -100 68,563 31
February 2016 62,100 300 68,532 232
January 2016 61,800 100 68,300 257
December 2015 61,700 200 68,043 141