Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 242,900 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 257,707 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 236 (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 2017 is at a new high of 242,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 258,543 for Augusta in September 2017. 836 jobs have been lost in Augusta since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History