Department of Numbers

Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 251,100 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 229,434 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 178 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 251,100 +100 +6,900
CPS 229,434 +178 +1,462

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 November 2021 is at a new high of 251,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 229,840 for Huntsville in July 2021. 406 jobs have been lost in Huntsville since then according to the household survey. From a October 2021 low of 229,256, Huntsville has added 178 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 251,100 100 229,434 178
October 2021 251,000 800 229,256 -313
September 2021 250,200 1,600 229,569 -40
August 2021 248,600 -800 229,609 -231
July 2021 249,400 0 229,840 4,305
June 2021 249,400 800 225,535 -3,939
May 2021 248,600 600 229,474 198
April 2021 248,000 -1,400 229,276 449
March 2021 249,400 3,400 228,827 345
February 2021 246,000 700 228,482 219
January 2021 245,300 100 228,263 444
December 2020 245,200 1,000 227,819 -153