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Albuquerque, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 402,200 jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 420,535 employed persons for the month. Albuquerque added 2,500 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 441 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albuquerque job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 402,200 +2,500 +5,700
CPS 420,535 -441 +8,322

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 January 2020 is at a new high of 402,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 421,140 for Albuquerque in November 2019. 605 jobs have been lost in Albuquerque since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Albuquerque, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 402,200 2,500 420,535 -441
December 2019 399,700 -1,300 420,976 -164
November 2019 401,000 800 421,140 188
October 2019 400,200 -900 420,952 615
September 2019 401,100 600 420,337 1,009
August 2019 400,500 800 419,328 972
July 2019 399,700 1,300 418,356 1,152
June 2019 398,400 700 417,204 1,274
May 2019 397,700 -300 415,930 765
April 2019 398,000 800 415,165 710
March 2019 397,200 -300 414,455 1,116
February 2019 397,500 1,000 413,339 1,126