Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 378,300 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 364,939 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque added 8,800 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,314 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albuquerque 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.
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 24,700 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 353,600 in April 2020, Albuquerque has gained 24,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 420,257 for Albuquerque in December 2019. 55,318 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 360,599, Albuquerque has added 4,340 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History