Burlington, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 60,400 jobs in Burlington, North Carolina in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,421 employed persons for the month. Burlington added 400 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 378 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Burlington 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.
Burlington, North Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Burlington 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 Burlington, North Carolina
CES employment for Burlington peaked in June 2000 at 65,500. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,400 in April 2020, Burlington has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 80,055 for Burlington in December 2019. 6,634 jobs have been lost in Burlington since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,263, Burlington has added 10,158 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, North Carolina Employment History