Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 233,400 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 247,012 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 2,600 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,308 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Augusta 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.
Augusta, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Augusta 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 Augusta, Georgia
CES employment for Augusta in November 2016 is at a new high of 233,400.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 251,031 for Augusta in June 2008. 4,019 jobs have been lost in Augusta since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 229,998, Augusta has added 17,014 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History