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Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia Job Growth

There were 2,957,300 jobs in Atlanta, Georgia in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,105,968 employed persons for the month. Atlanta added 11,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,134 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Atlanta job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,957,300 +11,000 +183,000
CPS 3,105,968 +11,134 +125,532

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 2,957,300.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Atlanta is at a new high of 3,105,968.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Atlanta, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 2,957,300 11,000 3,105,968 11,134
March 2022 2,946,300 7,100 3,094,834 13,095
February 2022 2,939,200 22,300 3,081,739 16,926
January 2022 2,916,900 21,200 3,064,813 16,791
December 2021 2,895,700 19,000 3,048,022 -1,381
November 2021 2,876,700 18,100 3,049,403 2,002
October 2021 2,858,600 21,500 3,047,401 11,324
September 2021 2,837,100 300 3,036,077 14,431
August 2021 2,836,800 -3,000 3,021,646 13,939
July 2021 2,839,800 38,900 3,007,707 11,617
June 2021 2,800,900 13,700 2,996,090 8,156
May 2021 2,787,200 12,900 2,987,934 7,498