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Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 63,000 jobs in Albany, Georgia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,529 employed persons for the month. Albany added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 60 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,000 +100 +600
CPS 64,529 -60 -1,379

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 2,400 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,500 in April 2013, Albany has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,870 for Albany in June 2008. 8,341 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 60,525, Albany has added 4,004 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 63,000 100 64,529 -60
January 2019 62,900 -100 64,589 -881
December 2018 63,000 0 65,470 -249
November 2018 63,000 100 65,719 220
October 2018 62,900 300 65,499 202
September 2018 62,600 -200 65,297 -46
August 2018 62,800 200 65,343 -455
July 2018 62,600 100 65,798 -66
June 2018 62,500 -200 65,864 167
May 2018 62,700 100 65,697 247
April 2018 62,600 -200 65,450 -251
March 2018 62,800 400 65,701 -207