Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 410,400 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 405,414 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge added 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,971 (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 peaked in February 2017 at 410,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge according to the employer survey. From a trough of 407,800 in July 2017, Baton Rouge has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in November 2017 for Baton Rouge is at a new high of 405,414.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History