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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 288,000 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 290,631 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville lost 300 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 210 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 288,000 -300 +9,900
CPS 290,631 -210 +8,539

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, Arkansas

CES employment for Fayetteville peaked in August 2022 at 289,200. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 290,926 for Fayetteville in August 2022. 295 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 288,000 -300 290,631 -210
October 2022 288,300 -100 290,841 92
September 2022 288,400 -800 290,749 -177
August 2022 289,200 700 290,926 385
July 2022 288,500 3,000 290,541 676
June 2022 285,500 1,200 289,865 759
May 2022 284,300 100 289,106 729
April 2022 284,200 100 288,377 1,121
March 2022 284,100 900 287,256 1,571
February 2022 283,200 2,300 285,685 1,982
January 2022 280,900 1,000 283,703 1,767
December 2021 279,900 1,800 281,936 -156