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Burlington, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 61,600 jobs in Burlington, North Carolina in June 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,347 employed persons for the month. Burlington lost 0 jobs in June 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 73 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Burlington job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey June 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 61,600 0 +300
CPS 77,347 +73 +968

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 July 2000 at 65,300. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in March 2010, Burlington has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in June 2018 for Burlington is at a new high of 77,347.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2018

Burlington, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2018 61,600 0 77,347 73
May 2018 61,600 -100 77,274 406
April 2018 61,700 300 76,868 133
March 2018 61,400 -100 76,735 111
February 2018 61,500 200 76,624 272
January 2018 61,300 -100 76,352 29
December 2017 61,400 0 76,323 -32
November 2017 61,400 -100 76,355 -91
October 2017 61,500 400 76,446 -78
September 2017 61,100 0 76,524 31
August 2017 61,100 -300 76,493 36
July 2017 61,400 100 76,457 78