Department of Numbers

Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 63,100 jobs in Albany, Georgia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,914 employed persons for the month. Albany lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 644 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,100 0 +200
CPS 65,914 +644 +2,193

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 2,300 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,500 in April 2013, Albany has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,870 for Albany in June 2008. 6,956 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a July 2015 low of 60,484, Albany has added 5,430 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 63,100 0 65,914 644
January 2018 63,100 -200 65,270 1,097
December 2017 63,300 300 64,173 157
November 2017 63,000 -200 64,016 -59
October 2017 63,200 400 64,075 243
September 2017 62,800 -200 63,832 594
August 2017 63,000 100 63,238 52
July 2017 62,900 -100 63,186 -220
June 2017 63,000 100 63,406 -56
May 2017 62,900 100 63,462 90
April 2017 62,800 -800 63,372 -154
March 2017 63,600 700 63,526 -195