Mobile, Alabama Job Growth
There were 186,600 jobs in Mobile, Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 180,709 employed persons for the month. Mobile added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,040 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mobile 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.
Mobile, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Mobile 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 Mobile, Alabama
CES employment for Mobile peaked in April 2008 at 189,700. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Mobile according to the employer survey. From a trough of 176,400 in September 2009, Mobile has gained 10,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Mobile is at a new high of 180,709.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mobile, Alabama Employment History