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Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 349,700 jobs in Durham, North Carolina in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 310,614 employed persons for the month. Durham added 2,300 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Durham job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 349,700 +2,300 +11,000
CPS 310,614 +1,205 +12,583

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Durham, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Durham 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 Durham, North Carolina

CES employment for Durham in July 2022 is at a new high of 349,700.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Durham is at a new high of 310,614.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Durham, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 349,700 2,300 310,614 1,205
June 2022 347,400 1,600 309,409 659
May 2022 345,800 700 308,750 1,451
April 2022 345,100 1,900 307,299 1,511
March 2022 343,200 1,700 305,788 1,282
February 2022 341,500 1,700 304,506 1,122
January 2022 339,800 1,700 303,384 1,109
December 2021 338,100 -800 302,275 -169
November 2021 338,900 1,100 302,444 79
October 2021 337,800 1,000 302,365 1,068
September 2021 336,800 -500 301,297 1,536
August 2021 337,300 -1,400 299,761 1,730