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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 260,300 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 268,916 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 1,600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 831 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 260,300 +1,600 +7,300
CPS 268,916 +831 +3,565

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 May 2018 is at a new high of 260,300.

CPS employment in May 2018 for Fayetteville is at a new high of 268,916.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 260,300 1,600 268,916 831
April 2018 258,700 700 268,085 677
March 2018 258,000 899 267,408 804
February 2018 257,100 800 266,604 1,926
January 2018 256,300 400 264,678 -889
December 2017 255,900 0 265,567 -1,262
November 2017 255,900 -1,800 266,829 -805
October 2017 257,700 3,300 267,634 780
September 2017 254,400 800 266,854 1,198
August 2017 253,600 400 265,656 461
July 2017 253,200 0 265,195 -60
June 2017 253,200 200 265,255 -96