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Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth

There were 65,400 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,606 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 300 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 167 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,400 +300 +2,900
CPS 71,606 +167 +2,841

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 May 2017 is at a new high of 65,400.

CPS employment in May 2017 for Auburn is at a new high of 71,606.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 65,400 300 71,606 167
April 2017 65,099 199 71,439 188
March 2017 64,900 200 71,251 452
February 2017 64,700 1,000 70,799 797
January 2017 63,700 0 70,002 6
December 2016 63,700 100 69,996 216
November 2016 63,600 400 69,780 178
October 2016 63,200 -300 69,602 78
September 2016 63,500 0 69,524 -12
August 2016 63,500 0 69,536 89
July 2016 63,500 700 69,447 354
June 2016 62,800 300 69,093 328