Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 126,300 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 133,280 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 1,100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 857 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville 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.
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 peaked in July 2019 at 132,900. Since then 6,600 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,500 in May 2020, Fayetteville has gained 8,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,835 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 11,555 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 116,684, Fayetteville has added 16,596 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History