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Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth

There were 66,900 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,456 employed persons for the month. Auburn added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 357 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,900 +100 +2,499
CPS 73,456 +357 +2,238

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 66,900.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Auburn is at a new high of 73,456.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 66,900 100 73,456 357
January 2019 66,800 300 73,099 113
December 2018 66,500 400 72,986 -51
November 2018 66,100 200 73,037 349
October 2018 65,900 -100 72,688 705
September 2018 66,000 -100 71,983 736
August 2018 66,100 400 71,247 393
July 2018 65,700 600 70,854 -341
June 2018 65,099 299 71,195 -672
May 2018 64,800 100 71,867 -96
April 2018 64,700 299 71,963 429
March 2018 64,400 0 71,534 316