Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 245,200 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 259,649 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 500 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 387 (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 peaked in February 2019 at 245,200. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Augusta according to the employer survey. From a trough of 243,300 in July 2019, Augusta has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Augusta is at a new high of 259,649.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History