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Ann Arbor, Michigan Job Growth

There were 220,800 jobs in Ann Arbor, Michigan in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,909 employed persons for the month. Ann Arbor added 900 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 470 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ann Arbor job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 220,800 +900 +8,300
CPS 187,909 +470 +3,741

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan

CES employment for Ann Arbor in May 2017 is at a new high of 220,800.

CPS employment in May 2017 for Ann Arbor is at a new high of 187,909.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Ann Arbor, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 220,800 900 187,909 470
April 2017 219,900 -400 187,439 80
March 2017 220,300 1,300 187,359 538
February 2017 219,000 400 186,821 -436
January 2017 218,600 -200 187,257 644
December 2016 218,800 700 186,613 113
November 2016 218,100 600 186,500 42
October 2016 217,500 -1,400 186,458 173
September 2016 218,900 1,400 186,285 538
August 2016 217,500 1,300 185,747 656
July 2016 216,200 1,800 185,091 634
June 2016 214,400 1,900 184,457 289