Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 237,400 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 251,903 employed persons for the month. Augusta lost 0 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,488 (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 peaked in December 2016 at 237,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Augusta according to the employer survey. From a trough of 237,400 in January 2017, Augusta has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Augusta is at a new high of 251,903.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History