Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 410,800 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 401,390 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge added 2,800 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,194 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baton Rouge 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.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
CES employment for Baton Rouge in February 2017 is at a new high of 410,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 406,943 for Baton Rouge in July 2016. 5,553 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey. From a January 2017 low of 400,196, Baton Rouge has added 1,194 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History