Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia Job Growth
There were 2,814,100 jobs in Atlanta, Georgia in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,981,235 employed persons for the month. Atlanta added 11,900 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,837 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Atlanta job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Atlanta, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Atlanta 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 Atlanta, Georgia
CES employment for Atlanta in December 2018 is at a new high of 2,814,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,003,834 for Atlanta in July 2018. 22,599 jobs have been lost in Atlanta since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 2,979,398, Atlanta has added 1,837 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Atlanta, Georgia Employment History