Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth
There were 107,600 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,774 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa lost 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 336 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tuscaloosa 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.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
CES employment for Tuscaloosa peaked in August 2017 at 108,500. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,179 for Tuscaloosa in September 2017. 405 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History