Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 245,200 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 260,124 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 1,700 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,422 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Augusta 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.
Augusta, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Augusta 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 Augusta, Georgia
CES employment for Augusta in February 2019 is at a new high of 245,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 262,608 for Augusta in April 2018. 2,484 jobs have been lost in Augusta since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 258,702, Augusta has added 1,422 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History