Macon, Georgia Job Growth
There were 103,000 jobs in Macon, Georgia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,941 employed persons for the month. Macon lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 298 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon 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.
Macon, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Macon 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 Macon, Georgia
CES employment for Macon peaked in September 2017 at 103,600. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Macon according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,396 for Macon in August 2008. 10,455 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 92,934, Macon has added 7,007 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Macon, Georgia Employment History