Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama Job Growth
There were 543,900 jobs in Birmingham, Alabama in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 532,147 employed persons for the month. Birmingham lost 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,475 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Birmingham 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.
Birmingham, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Birmingham 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 Birmingham, Alabama
CES employment for Birmingham peaked in January 2019 at 544,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Birmingham according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in February 2019 for Birmingham is at a new high of 532,147.
Employment: CES, CPS
Birmingham, Alabama Employment History