Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 426,500 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 421,454 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge added 2,600 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 293 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baton Rouge 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.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
CES employment for Baton Rouge in September 2023 is at a new high of 426,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 423,459 for Baton Rouge in May 2023. 2,005 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History