Columbus, Georgia Job Growth
There were 126,600 jobs in Columbus, Georgia in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,955 employed persons for the month. Columbus lost 0 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 124 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbus 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.
Columbus, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbus 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 Columbus, Georgia
CES employment for Columbus in August 2023 is at a new high of 126,600.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 123,099 for Columbus in June 2008. 3,144 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 106,389, Columbus has added 13,566 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Georgia Employment History