Mobile, Alabama Job Growth
There were 185,600 jobs in Mobile, Alabama in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,563 employed persons for the month. Mobile lost 1,700 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 225 (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 4,100 jobs have been lost in Mobile according to the employer survey. From a trough of 169,100 in April 2020, Mobile has gained 16,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 185,935 for Mobile in May 2022. 372 jobs have been lost in Mobile since then according to the household survey. From a July 2022 low of 185,518, Mobile has added 45 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Mobile, Alabama Employment History