Alabama Job Growth
There were 2,066,500 jobs in Alabama in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,204,978 employed persons for the month. Alabama added 2,400 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,079 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Alabama job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in February 2020 for Alabama at 2,087,800. Since then 21,300 jobs have been lost in Alabama according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,843,500 in April 2020, Alabama has gained 223,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Alabama reached a maximum of 2,207,568 in October 2019. 2,590 jobs have been lost in Alabama since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,890,788, Alabama has added 314,190 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alabama Employment History