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Hot Springs, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 38,900 jobs in Hot Springs, Arkansas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,978 employed persons for the month. Hot Springs lost 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 32 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hot Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,900 -100 +700
CPS 38,978 -32 +920

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

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs, Arkansas

CES employment for Hot Springs peaked in December 2019 at 39,900. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs according to the employer survey. From a trough of 32,700 in April 2020, Hot Springs has gained 6,199 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,160 for Hot Springs in May 2008. 1,182 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 34,593, Hot Springs has added 4,385 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 38,900 -100 38,978 -32
March 2022 39,000 100 39,010 -65
February 2022 38,900 200 39,075 21
January 2022 38,700 -500 39,054 40
December 2021 39,200 100 39,014 -18
November 2021 39,100 -200 39,032 12
October 2021 39,300 200 39,020 121
September 2021 39,100 100 38,899 171
August 2021 39,000 200 38,728 189
July 2021 38,800 300 38,539 188
June 2021 38,500 300 38,351 160
May 2021 38,200 0 38,191 133