Department of Numbers

Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 241,700 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 218,245 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 300 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 856 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 241,700 +300 +4,600
CPS 218,245 +856 +4,213

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 in April 2019 is at a new high of 241,700.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Huntsville is at a new high of 218,245.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 241,700 300 218,245 856
March 2019 241,400 200 217,389 838
February 2019 241,200 400 216,551 682
January 2019 240,800 1,200 215,869 359
December 2018 239,600 0 215,510 -19
November 2018 239,600 200 215,529 85
October 2018 239,400 1,700 215,444 329
September 2018 237,700 -500 215,115 369
August 2018 238,200 -600 214,746 247
July 2018 238,800 1,000 214,499 130
June 2018 237,800 200 214,369 85
May 2018 237,600 500 214,284 252