Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, Alabama Job Growth
There were 46,300 jobs in Anniston, Alabama in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,404 employed persons for the month. Anniston added 500 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 120 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Anniston job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Anniston, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Anniston 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 Anniston, Alabama
CES employment for Anniston peaked in January 2007 at 53,800. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Anniston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,400 in April 2020, Anniston has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,393 for Anniston in January 2007. 9,989 jobs have been lost in Anniston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,122, Anniston has added 5,282 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Anniston, Alabama Employment History