Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 65,700 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,543 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 560 (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 March 2018 at 65,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,099 in July 2018, Auburn has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Auburn is at a new high of 72,543.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History