Mobile, Alabama Job Growth
There were 186,000 jobs in Mobile, Alabama in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,756 employed persons for the month. Mobile added 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 199 (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 3,700 jobs have been lost in Mobile according to the employer survey. From a trough of 169,100 in April 2020, Mobile has gained 16,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2022 for Mobile is at a new high of 185,756.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mobile, Alabama Employment History