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Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth

There were 65,900 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,911 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 377 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,900 +100 +1,400
CPS 71,911 +377 +1,392

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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 65,900.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Auburn is at a new high of 71,911.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 65,900 100 71,911 377
March 2018 65,800 100 71,534 316
February 2018 65,700 100 71,218 477
January 2018 65,600 400 70,741 -343
December 2017 65,200 500 71,084 103
November 2017 64,700 -100 70,981 43
October 2017 64,800 100 70,938 209
September 2017 64,700 400 70,729 277
August 2017 64,300 -200 70,452 20
July 2017 64,500 0 70,432 35
June 2017 64,500 0 70,397 72
May 2017 64,500 0 70,325 -194