Montgomery, Alabama Job Growth
There were 169,400 jobs in Montgomery, Alabama in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 165,739 employed persons for the month. Montgomery lost 700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 955 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Montgomery 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.
Montgomery, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Montgomery 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 Montgomery, Alabama
CES employment for Montgomery peaked in January 2008 at 182,600. Since then 13,200 jobs have been lost in Montgomery according to the employer survey. From a trough of 157,400 in April 2020, Montgomery has gained 12,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 168,340 for Montgomery in October 2019. 2,601 jobs have been lost in Montgomery since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 146,871, Montgomery has added 18,868 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montgomery, Alabama Employment History