Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 389,000 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 399,559 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque lost 2,300 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 204 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albuquerque 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.
Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque, New Mexico
CES employment for Albuquerque peaked in March 2007 at 399,500. Since then 10,500 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 368,800 in June 2012, Albuquerque has gained 20,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Albuquerque is at a new high of 399,559.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History