Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth
There were 106,300 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,171 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 655 (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 June 2016 at 107,400. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,000 in July 2016, Tuscaloosa has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 109,122 for Tuscaloosa in October 2016. 951 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History