Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia Job Growth
There were 2,761,400 jobs in Atlanta, Georgia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,914,261 employed persons for the month. Atlanta added 1,300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,705 (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 peaked in September 2017 at 2,762,000. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Atlanta according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,760,100 in October 2017, Atlanta has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 2,931,599 for Atlanta in September 2017. 17,338 jobs have been lost in Atlanta since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlanta, Georgia Employment History