Department of Numbers

Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth

There were 245,800 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 259,412 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 900 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 845 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Augusta job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 245,800 +900 +4,400
CPS 259,412 +845 +1,830

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 245,800.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Augusta is at a new high of 259,412.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Augusta, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 245,800 900 259,412 845
March 2019 244,900 -300 258,567 515
February 2019 245,200 1,700 258,052 946
January 2019 243,500 1,500 257,106 448
December 2018 242,000 300 256,658 69
November 2018 241,700 -600 256,589 189
October 2018 242,300 1,600 256,400 157
September 2018 240,700 0 256,243 -40
August 2018 240,700 -100 256,283 -317
July 2018 240,800 -600 256,600 -455
June 2018 241,400 700 257,055 -418
May 2018 240,700 -700 257,473 -109