Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, Alabama Job Growth
There were 47,400 jobs in Anniston, Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,295 employed persons for the month. Anniston lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 22 (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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Anniston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,800 in September 2013, Anniston has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,314 for Anniston in January 2007. 9,019 jobs have been lost in Anniston since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 42,212, Anniston has added 2,083 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Anniston, Alabama Employment History