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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.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,000 +300 +2,100
CPS 70,564 +302 +2,032

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

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 64,000 300 70,564 302
January 2017 63,700 0 70,262 -596
December 2016 63,700 100 70,858 -88
November 2016 63,600 400 70,946 104
October 2016 63,200 -300 70,842 374
September 2016 63,500 0 70,468 109
August 2016 63,500 0 70,359 198
July 2016 63,500 700 70,161 569
June 2016 62,800 300 69,592 294
May 2016 62,500 -100 69,298 318
April 2016 62,600 800 68,980 417
March 2016 61,800 -100 68,563 31