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Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Job Growth

There were 66,400 jobs in Auburn, Alabama in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,913 employed persons for the month. Auburn lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 34 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Auburn job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,400 0 +700
CPS 73,913 +34 +1,966

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 May 2019 at 67,500. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Auburn according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,400 in June 2019, Auburn has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Auburn is at a new high of 73,913.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Auburn, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 66,400 0 73,913 34
June 2019 66,400 -1,100 73,879 8
May 2019 67,500 400 73,871 371
April 2019 67,100 200 73,500 186
March 2019 66,900 200 73,314 128
February 2019 66,700 -100 73,186 166
January 2019 66,800 300 73,020 206
December 2018 66,500 400 72,814 -45
November 2018 66,100 200 72,859 23
October 2018 65,900 -100 72,836 243
September 2018 66,000 -100 72,593 331
August 2018 66,100 400 72,262 315