Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama Job Growth
There were 565,000 jobs in Birmingham, Alabama in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 557,191 employed persons for the month. Birmingham added 2,300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 157 (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 in September 2023 is at a new high of 565,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 557,335 for Birmingham in July 2023. 144 jobs have been lost in Birmingham since then according to the household survey. From a August 2023 low of 557,034, Birmingham has added 157 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Birmingham, Alabama Employment History