Department of Numbers

Alabama Job Growth

There were 2,102,700 jobs in Alabama in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,229,893 employed persons for the month. Alabama added 4,500 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,209 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Alabama job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,102,700 +4,500 +49,899
CPS 2,229,893 -3,209 +57,503

Alabama Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Alabama 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 in Alabama

CES employment in November 2022 for Alabama is at a new high of 2,102,700.

CPS employment in Alabama reached a maximum of 2,235,140 in September 2022. 5,247 jobs have been lost in Alabama since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 2,102,700 4,500 2,229,893 -3,209
October 2022 2,098,200 3,700 2,233,102 -2,038
September 2022 2,094,500 3,199 2,235,140 360
August 2022 2,091,300 3,600 2,234,780 2,306
July 2022 2,087,699 5,599 2,232,474 4,201
June 2022 2,082,100 2,500 2,228,273 5,348
May 2022 2,079,600 12,100 2,222,925 9,738
April 2022 2,067,500 600 2,213,187 8,276
March 2022 2,066,900 2,800 2,204,911 13,012
February 2022 2,064,100 8,299 2,191,899 10,681
January 2022 2,055,800 3,000 2,181,218 8,377
December 2021 2,052,800 0 2,172,841 451