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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 131,200 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 139,760 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 399 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 200 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 131,200 +399 +1,000
CPS 139,760 +200 +1,394

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

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, North Carolina

CES employment for Fayetteville in August 2017 is at a new high of 131,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,850 for Fayetteville in November 2008. 5,090 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 132,932, Fayetteville has added 6,828 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 131,200 399 139,760 200
July 2017 130,800 200 139,560 1,130
June 2017 130,600 900 138,430 527
May 2017 129,699 799 137,903 112
April 2017 128,900 -200 137,791 -555
March 2017 129,100 -300 138,346 -217
February 2017 129,400 -500 138,563 -421
January 2017 129,900 -100 138,984 -20
December 2016 130,000 100 139,004 263
November 2016 129,900 1,000 138,741 287
October 2016 128,900 -1,600 138,454 34
September 2016 130,500 300 138,420 54