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Albany, Georgia Job Growth

There were 63,400 jobs in Albany, Georgia in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,444 employed persons for the month. Albany lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 147 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,400 0 +200
CPS 65,444 +147 +602

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,500 in April 2013, Albany has gained 2,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,870 for Albany in June 2008. 7,426 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 60,525, Albany has added 4,919 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Albany, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 63,400 0 65,444 147
September 2018 63,400 -200 65,297 -46
August 2018 63,600 100 65,343 -455
July 2018 63,500 200 65,798 -66
June 2018 63,300 200 65,864 167
May 2018 63,100 200 65,697 247
April 2018 62,900 -100 65,450 -251
March 2018 63,000 0 65,701 -207
February 2018 63,000 -100 65,908 400
January 2018 63,100 -200 65,508 654
December 2017 63,300 300 64,854 14
November 2017 63,000 -200 64,840 -2