Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 59,300 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,645 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||October 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro, Arkansas
CES employment for Jonesboro in October 2018 is at a new high of 59,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,689 for Jonesboro in August 2018. 44 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 62,636, Jonesboro has added 9 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History