Dothan, Alabama Job Growth
There were 63,100 jobs in Dothan, Alabama in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,321 employed persons for the month. Dothan lost 0 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 67 (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 500 jobs have been lost in Dothan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,500 in April 2020, Dothan has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in March 2023 for Dothan is at a new high of 65,321.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dothan, Alabama Employment History