Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 60,100 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,393 employed persons for the month. Auburn lost 7,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10,158 (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 7,800 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,806 for Auburn in December 2019. 11,413 jobs have been lost in Auburn since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History