Burlington, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 59,600 jobs in Burlington, North Carolina in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,554 employed persons for the month. Burlington lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 471 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Burlington 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.
Burlington, North Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Burlington 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 Burlington, North Carolina
CES employment for Burlington peaked in July 2000 at 65,300. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in March 2010, Burlington has gained 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Burlington is at a new high of 75,554.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, North Carolina Employment History