Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth
There were 106,000 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,025 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 167 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tuscaloosa 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.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
CES employment for Tuscaloosa peaked in November 2019 at 114,900. Since then 8,900 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 91,800 in April 2020, Tuscaloosa has gained 14,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 117,208 for Tuscaloosa in December 2019. 6,183 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 100,954, Tuscaloosa has added 10,071 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History