Burlington, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 62,800 jobs in Burlington, North Carolina in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,033 employed persons for the month. Burlington added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 191 (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 2,700 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in January 2010, Burlington has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 80,055 for Burlington in December 2019. 3,022 jobs have been lost in Burlington since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,263, Burlington has added 13,770 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, North Carolina Employment History