Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 371,600 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in January 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 398,851 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque added 2,500 jobs in January 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 754 (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 February 2020 at 402,900. Since then 31,300 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,000 in April 2020, Albuquerque has gained 21,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 420,257 for Albuquerque in December 2019. 21,406 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 360,599, Albuquerque has added 38,252 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History