Department of Numbers

Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 401,000 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 420,756 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque added 200 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 675 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albuquerque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 401,000 +200 +10,300
CPS 420,756 +675 +15,988

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque, New Mexico

CES employment for Albuquerque in December 2018 is at a new high of 401,000.

CPS employment in December 2018 for Albuquerque is at a new high of 420,756.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 401,000 200 420,756 675
November 2018 400,800 0 420,081 1,048
October 2018 400,800 1,100 419,033 2,536
September 2018 399,700 2,200 416,497 2,134
August 2018 397,500 700 414,363 -545
July 2018 396,800 1,300 414,908 595
June 2018 395,500 2,400 414,313 2,093
May 2018 393,100 -600 412,220 1,278
April 2018 393,700 -200 410,942 392
March 2018 393,900 -600 410,550 1,424
February 2018 394,500 1,200 409,126 2,117
January 2018 393,300 2,600 407,009 2,241