Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth
There were 65,800 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,991 employed persons for the month. Auburn lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 125 (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 October 2019 at 67,900. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,600 in April 2020, Auburn has gained 9,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,806 for Auburn in December 2019. 1,815 jobs have been lost in Auburn since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 64,718, Auburn has added 9,273 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Auburn, Alabama Employment History