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Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 61,800 jobs in Albany, Georgia in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,399 employed persons for the month. Albany added 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 152 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,800 +100 +1,400
CPS 63,399 +152 +620

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

Albany, Georgia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albany 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 Albany, Georgia

CES employment for Albany peaked in April 2006 at 65,400. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,000 in April 2020, Albany has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,197 for Albany in June 2008. 8,798 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 57,128, Albany has added 6,271 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 61,800 100 63,399 152
March 2022 61,700 -300 63,247 112
February 2022 62,000 400 63,135 176
January 2022 61,600 0 62,959 135
December 2021 61,600 300 62,824 10
November 2021 61,300 200 62,814 46
October 2021 61,100 200 62,768 67
September 2021 60,900 -100 62,701 54
August 2021 61,000 0 62,647 5
July 2021 61,000 300 62,642 -47
June 2021 60,700 -100 62,689 -63
May 2021 60,800 400 62,752 -27