Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 399,700 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 407,408 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge added 1,700 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 67 (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 peaked in January 2019 at 416,500. Since then 16,800 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge according to the employer survey. From a trough of 353,100 in April 2020, Baton Rouge has gained 46,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 407,516 for Baton Rouge in May 2022. 108 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History