Pine Bluff, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 31,000 jobs in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,455 employed persons for the month. Pine Bluff added 500 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,234 (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 April 2005 at 43,000. Since then 12,000 jobs have been lost in Pine Bluff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 30,500 in April 2020, Pine Bluff has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 43,307 for Pine Bluff in July 2005. 11,852 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 1,234 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pine Bluff, Arkansas Employment History