Mobile, Alabama Job Growth
There were 179,800 jobs in Mobile, Alabama in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 179,602 employed persons for the month. Mobile lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 340 (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 9,900 jobs have been lost in Mobile according to the employer survey. From a trough of 168,500 in April 2020, Mobile has gained 11,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 182,916 for Mobile in December 2019. 3,314 jobs have been lost in Mobile since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 159,002, Mobile has added 20,600 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mobile, Alabama Employment History