Macon, Georgia Job Growth
There were 103,300 jobs in Macon, Georgia in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,214 employed persons for the month. Macon added 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 122 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Macon 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.
Macon, Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Macon 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 Macon, Georgia
CES employment for Macon peaked in August 2019 at 103,500. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Macon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 92,200 in April 2020, Macon has gained 11,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 109,451 for Macon in July 2008. 12,237 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 88,311, Macon has added 8,903 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Macon, Georgia Employment History