Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth
There were 100,900 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,594 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa lost 13,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 17,132 (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 February 2020 at 114,900. Since then 14,000 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 117,208 for Tuscaloosa in December 2019. 17,614 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History