Burlington, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 62,400 jobs in Burlington, North Carolina in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,433 employed persons for the month. Burlington added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 497 (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 July 2000 at 65,300. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Burlington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,800 in March 2010, Burlington has gained 6,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,598 for Burlington in July 2018. 165 jobs have been lost in Burlington since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 76,936, Burlington has added 497 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Burlington, North Carolina Employment History