Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth
There were 105,900 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,733 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa lost 0 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 337 (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 9,000 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 91,800 in April 2020, Tuscaloosa has gained 14,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 116,795 for Tuscaloosa in November 2019. 8,062 jobs have been lost in Tuscaloosa since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 92,782, Tuscaloosa has added 15,951 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History