Pine Bluff, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 31,500 jobs in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,075 employed persons for the month. Pine Bluff added 100 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 112 (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 9,500 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 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,960 for Pine Bluff in June 2005. 11,885 jobs have been lost in Pine Bluff since then according to the household survey. From a July 2021 low of 30,739, Pine Bluff has added 336 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pine Bluff, Arkansas Employment History