Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama Job Growth
There were 57,600 jobs in Florence, Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,285 employed persons for the month. Florence added 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 453 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence 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.
Florence, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Florence 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 Florence, Alabama
CES employment for Florence peaked in March 2007 at 58,300. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,000 in October 2009, Florence has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,050 for Florence in March 2007. 2,765 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 58,005, Florence has added 5,280 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Florence, Alabama Employment History