Montgomery, Alabama Job Growth
There were 179,600 jobs in Montgomery, Alabama in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 168,779 employed persons for the month. Montgomery lost 500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 361 (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 3,000 jobs have been lost in Montgomery according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,400 in May 2011, Montgomery has gained 12,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Montgomery is at a new high of 168,779.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montgomery, Alabama Employment History