Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 377,300 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in April 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 400,921 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque lost 100 jobs in April 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 154 (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 25,600 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,000 in April 2020, Albuquerque has gained 27,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 422,371 for Albuquerque in December 2019. 21,450 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 369,306, Albuquerque has added 31,615 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History