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Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth

There were 112,600 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,390 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 895 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tuscaloosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,600 +400 +3,600
CPS 113,390 +895 +3,975

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 112,600.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Tuscaloosa is at a new high of 113,390.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 112,600 400 113,390 895
January 2019 112,200 500 112,495 1,211
December 2018 111,700 1,100 111,284 -53
November 2018 110,600 -200 111,337 350
October 2018 110,800 500 110,987 589
September 2018 110,300 300 110,398 398
August 2018 110,000 100 110,000 1,273
July 2018 109,900 900 108,727 -541
June 2018 109,000 200 109,268 -1,346
May 2018 108,800 -300 110,614 63
April 2018 109,100 100 110,551 497
March 2018 109,000 0 110,054 639