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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 130,900 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 140,531 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville lost 0 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 560 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 130,900 0 +1,500
CPS 140,531 +560 +1,743

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

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Fayetteville in April 2018 is at a new high of 130,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,850 for Fayetteville in November 2008. 4,319 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 132,898, Fayetteville has added 7,633 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 130,900 0 140,531 560
April 2018 130,900 99 139,971 307
March 2018 130,800 700 139,664 53
February 2018 130,100 200 139,611 -26
January 2018 129,900 -200 139,637 205
December 2017 130,100 299 139,432 114
November 2017 129,800 100 139,318 -119
October 2017 129,699 -300 139,437 -163
September 2017 130,000 -400 139,600 250
August 2017 130,400 800 139,350 451
July 2017 129,600 299 138,899 202
June 2017 129,300 -99 138,697 -91