Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia Job Growth
There were 237,700 jobs in Augusta, Georgia in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 259,825 employed persons for the month. Augusta added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 78 (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 2020 at 246,300. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Augusta according to the employer survey. From a trough of 213,800 in April 2020, Augusta has gained 23,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 259,903 for Augusta in January 2021. 78 jobs have been lost in Augusta since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Augusta, Georgia Employment History