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Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 59,800 jobs in Albany, Georgia in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,445 employed persons for the month. Albany lost 0 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 15 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,800 0 +400
CPS 62,445 +15 +788

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 5,600 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in April 2020, Albany has gained 4,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,197 for Albany in June 2008. 9,752 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 57,280, Albany has added 5,165 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 59,800 0 62,445 15
October 2021 59,800 -200 62,430 -19
September 2021 60,000 -100 62,449 -7
August 2021 60,100 -100 62,456 71
July 2021 60,200 300 62,385 107
June 2021 59,900 500 62,278 26
May 2021 59,400 -100 62,252 146
April 2021 59,500 0 62,106 377
March 2021 59,500 400 61,729 268
February 2021 59,100 300 61,461 138
January 2021 58,800 -900 61,323 -127
December 2020 59,700 300 61,450 -207