Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 64,000 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,564 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 300 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 302 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn 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.
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 February 2017 is at a new high of 64,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,946 for Auburn in November 2016. 382 jobs have been lost in Auburn since then according to the household survey. From a January 2017 low of 70,262, Auburn has added 302 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History