Dothan, Alabama Job Growth
There were 59,100 jobs in Dothan, Alabama in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,776 employed persons for the month. Dothan lost 400 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 213 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dothan 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.
Dothan, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dothan 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 Dothan, Alabama
CES employment for Dothan peaked in January 2007 at 63,600. Since then 4,500 jobs have been lost in Dothan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,000 in June 2014, Dothan has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,484 for Dothan in February 2007. 3,708 jobs have been lost in Dothan since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 56,870, Dothan has added 3,906 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dothan, Alabama Employment History