Pine Bluff, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 31,700 jobs in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 32,495 employed persons for the month. Pine Bluff lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 113 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pine Bluff job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Pine Bluff 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 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
CES employment for Pine Bluff peaked in November 2003 at 41,000. Since then 9,300 jobs have been lost in Pine Bluff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 30,000 in April 2020, Pine Bluff has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 43,307 for Pine Bluff in July 2005. 10,812 jobs have been lost in Pine Bluff since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 30,221, Pine Bluff has added 2,274 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pine Bluff, Arkansas Employment History