Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth
There were 228,300 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,775 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 4,800 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 12,221 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville 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.
Huntsville, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Huntsville 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 Huntsville, Alabama
CES employment for Huntsville peaked in February 2020 at 247,400. Since then 19,100 jobs have been lost in Huntsville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 223,500 in April 2020, Huntsville has gained 4,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 224,861 for Huntsville in December 2019. 17,086 jobs have been lost in Huntsville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 195,554, Huntsville has added 12,221 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Huntsville, Alabama Employment History