Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 66,200 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,932 employed persons for the month. Auburn lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 110 (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 peaked in October 2017 at 66,500. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 73,042 for Auburn in October 2017. 110 jobs have been lost in Auburn since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History