Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 65,500 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,796 employed persons for the month. Auburn lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 861 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn 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.
Auburn, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Auburn 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 Auburn, Alabama
CES employment for Auburn peaked in February 2020 at 67,900. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,400 in April 2020, Auburn has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,806 for Auburn in December 2019. 3,010 jobs have been lost in Auburn since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 64,718, Auburn has added 8,078 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History