Arkansas Job Growth
There were 1,280,000 jobs in Arkansas in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,315,091 employed persons for the month. Arkansas added 1,600 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 552 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arkansas job growth compared to other states.
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Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Arkansas 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 in Arkansas
CES employment in September 2019 for Arkansas is at a new high of 1,280,000.
CPS employment in Arkansas reached a maximum of 1,316,481 in July 2019. 1,390 jobs have been lost in Arkansas since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arkansas Employment History