Department of Numbers

Alabama Job Growth

There were 2,088,100 jobs in Alabama in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,232,543 employed persons for the month. Alabama added 6,000 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,270 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Alabama job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,088,100 +6,000 +39,799
CPS 2,232,543 +4,270 +65,475

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 July 2022 for Alabama is at a new high of 2,088,100.

CPS employment in Alabama for July 2022 is at a new high of 2,232,543.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 2,088,100 6,000 2,232,543 4,270
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
November 2021 2,052,800 -1,099 2,172,390 1,517
October 2021 2,053,900 14,100 2,170,873 2,509
September 2021 2,039,800 -5,900 2,168,364 1,576
August 2021 2,045,700 -2,600 2,166,788 -280