Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 861,200 jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 841,570 employed persons for the month. Charlotte added 400 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,333 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlotte 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.
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Charlotte 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 Charlotte, North Carolina
CES employment for Charlotte peaked in December 2007 at 868,800. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Charlotte according to the employer survey. From a trough of 796,100 in December 2009, Charlotte has gained 65,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 846,043 for Charlotte in January 2013. 4,473 jobs have been lost in Charlotte since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment History