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Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 400,600 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 421,358 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque added 1,800 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 259 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albuquerque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 400,600 +1,800 +3,600
CPS 421,358 -259 +3,405

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 peaked in January 2020 at 403,000. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,800 in April 2020, Albuquerque has gained 49,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 424,679 for Albuquerque in February 2020. 3,321 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 368,409, Albuquerque has added 52,949 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 400,600 1,800 421,358 -259
October 2022 398,800 1,800 421,617 -464
September 2022 397,000 -700 422,081 -831
August 2022 397,700 400 422,912 -298
July 2022 397,300 1,300 423,210 -141
June 2022 396,000 -2,700 423,351 679
May 2022 398,700 -2,500 422,672 829
April 2022 401,200 -300 421,843 737
March 2022 401,500 1,400 421,106 1,205
February 2022 400,100 2,400 419,901 1,232
January 2022 397,700 0 418,669 810
December 2021 397,700 700 417,859 -94