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Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 47,400 jobs in Anniston, Alabama in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,142 employed persons for the month. Anniston added 100 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 60 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Anniston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,400 +100 +1,100
CPS 45,142 -60 +970

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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Anniston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,400 in April 2020, Anniston has gained 6,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,393 for Anniston in January 2007. 8,251 jobs have been lost in Anniston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,193, Anniston has added 6,949 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Anniston, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 47,400 100 45,142 -60
October 2022 47,300 100 45,202 -25
September 2022 47,200 0 45,227 27
August 2022 47,200 100 45,200 71
July 2022 47,100 300 45,129 38
June 2022 46,800 -100 45,091 52
May 2022 46,900 -100 45,039 132
April 2022 47,000 200 44,907 132
March 2022 46,800 100 44,775 236
February 2022 46,700 400 44,539 230
January 2022 46,300 200 44,309 135
December 2021 46,100 -200 44,174 2