Arkansas Job Growth
There were 1,362,700 jobs in Arkansas in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,343,657 employed persons for the month. Arkansas added 5,900 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,257 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arkansas job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||May 2023||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 May 2023 for Arkansas is at a new high of 1,362,700.
CPS employment in Arkansas for May 2023 is at a new high of 1,343,657.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arkansas Employment History