Albany, Georgia Job Growth
There were 62,600 jobs in Albany, Georgia in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,526 employed persons for the month. Albany lost 500 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 250 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany 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.
Albany, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albany 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 Albany, Georgia
CES employment for Albany peaked in April 2006 at 65,400. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,400 in April 2013, Albany has gained 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,870 for Albany in June 2008. 9,344 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a June 2015 low of 60,351, Albany has added 3,175 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albany, Georgia Employment History