Mobile, Alabama Job Growth
There were 174,100 jobs in Mobile, Alabama in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 168,631 employed persons for the month. Mobile added 1,400 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,388 (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 15,600 jobs have been lost in Mobile according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,200 in April 2020, Mobile has gained 6,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 182,916 for Mobile in December 2019. 14,285 jobs have been lost in Mobile since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 159,002, Mobile has added 9,629 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mobile, Alabama Employment History