Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia Job Growth
There were 2,733,300 jobs in Atlanta, Georgia in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,853,615 employed persons for the month. Atlanta added 4,700 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 21,910 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Atlanta 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.
Atlanta, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Atlanta 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 Atlanta, Georgia
CES employment for Atlanta in February 2017 is at a new high of 2,733,300.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Atlanta is at a new high of 2,853,615.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlanta, Georgia Employment History