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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 365,900 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 359,585 employed persons for the month. Greensboro added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,927 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 365,900 +100 +8,900
CPS 359,585 +1,927 +13,787

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

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Greensboro peaked in July 2000 at 374,200. Since then 8,300 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 334,200 in February 2010, Greensboro has gained 31,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Greensboro is at a new high of 359,585.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 365,900 100 359,585 1,927
November 2016 365,800 1,400 357,658 2,334
October 2016 364,400 800 355,324 3,170
September 2016 363,600 1,300 352,154 3,264
August 2016 362,300 1,800 348,890 -362
July 2016 360,500 1,300 349,252 -859
June 2016 359,200 900 350,111 -255
May 2016 358,300 -2,000 350,366 -626
April 2016 360,300 1,500 350,992 -99
March 2016 358,800 400 351,091 2,888
February 2016 358,400 500 348,203 1,659
January 2016 357,900 900 346,544 746