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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 253,200 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 263,111 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 1,000 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 253,200 +1,000 +9,500
CPS 263,111 +2,263 +7,717

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, Arkansas

CES employment for Fayetteville in March 2017 is at a new high of 253,200.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Fayetteville is at a new high of 263,111.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 253,200 1,000 263,111 2,263
February 2017 252,200 2,100 260,848 2,657
January 2017 250,100 1,900 258,191 879
December 2016 248,200 -1,300 257,312 -842
November 2016 249,500 300 258,154 -180
October 2016 249,200 1,400 258,334 764
September 2016 247,800 1,300 257,570 683
August 2016 246,500 300 256,887 338
July 2016 246,200 1,800 256,549 454
June 2016 244,400 200 256,095 332
May 2016 244,200 200 255,763 96
April 2016 244,000 300 255,667 273