Macon, Georgia Job Growth
There were 103,000 jobs in Macon, Georgia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,689 employed persons for the month. Macon lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 661 (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 December 2016 at 103,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Macon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,600 in November 2017, Macon has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,396 for Macon in August 2008. 8,707 jobs have been lost in Macon since then according to the household survey. From a March 2010 low of 92,934, Macon has added 8,755 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Macon, Georgia Employment History