Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama Job Growth
There were 557,800 jobs in Birmingham, Alabama in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 555,196 employed persons for the month. Birmingham added 100 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,261 (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 September 2022 at 559,800. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Birmingham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 555,900 in November 2022, Birmingham has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 559,936 for Birmingham in September 2022. 4,740 jobs have been lost in Birmingham since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Birmingham, Alabama Employment History