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Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 60,200 jobs in Albany, Georgia in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,388 employed persons for the month. Albany added 300 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 110 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,200 +300 +600
CPS 62,388 +110 +3,252

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 5,200 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in April 2020, Albany has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,197 for Albany in June 2008. 9,809 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 57,280, Albany has added 5,108 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 60,200 300 62,388 110
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
November 2020 59,400 -100 61,657 -332
October 2020 59,500 -400 61,989 2,215
September 2020 59,900 0 59,774 260
August 2020 59,900 300 59,514 378