Department of Numbers

Huntsville, Alabama Job Growth

There were 237,800 jobs in Huntsville, Alabama in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 211,527 employed persons for the month. Huntsville added 2,400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,070 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Huntsville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 237,800 +2,400 +7,300
CPS 211,527 +2,070 +5,142

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 237,800.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Huntsville is at a new high of 211,527.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Huntsville, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 237,800 2,400 211,527 2,070
January 2018 235,400 1,000 209,457 -1,786
December 2017 234,400 400 211,243 227
November 2017 234,000 800 211,016 451
October 2017 233,200 -300 210,565 19
September 2017 233,500 600 210,546 1,956
August 2017 232,900 0 208,590 709
July 2017 232,900 0 207,881 52
June 2017 232,900 1,200 207,829 -1,025
May 2017 231,700 200 208,854 -267
April 2017 231,500 100 209,121 693
March 2017 231,400 900 208,428 2,043