Alabama Job Growth
There were 2,052,100 jobs in Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,122,970 employed persons for the month. Alabama added 5,900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,611 (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 in October 2018 for Alabama is at a new high of 2,052,100.
CPS employment in Alabama for October 2018 is at a new high of 2,122,970.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alabama Employment History