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Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 245,000 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 223,321 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 300 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,404 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 245,000 +300 +6,800
CPS 223,321 +1,404 +8,575

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 August 2019 is at a new high of 245,000.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Huntsville is at a new high of 223,321.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 245,000 300 223,321 1,404
July 2019 244,700 400 221,917 1,383
June 2019 244,300 1,900 220,534 1,114
May 2019 242,400 1,100 219,420 1,171
April 2019 241,300 -100 218,249 860
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