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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 284,600 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 288,394 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,138 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,600 +500 +15,600
CPS 288,394 +1,138 +14,505

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 284,600.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Fayetteville is at a new high of 288,394.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 284,600 500 288,394 1,138
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
November 2021 278,100 1,800 282,092 371
October 2021 276,300 1,700 281,721 1,631
September 2021 274,600 600 280,090 1,949
August 2021 274,000 1,100 278,141 1,749
July 2021 272,900 2,300 276,392 1,247
June 2021 270,600 700 275,145 690
May 2021 269,900 900 274,455 566