Dothan, Alabama Job Growth
There were 56,900 jobs in Dothan, Alabama in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,667 employed persons for the month. Dothan added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 427 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dothan 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.
Dothan, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dothan 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 Dothan, Alabama
CES employment for Dothan peaked in January 2007 at 63,600. Since then 6,700 jobs have been lost in Dothan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,000 in June 2014, Dothan has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,457 for Dothan in March 2007. 5,790 jobs have been lost in Dothan since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 56,792, Dothan has added 1,875 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dothan, Alabama Employment History