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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 134,300 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 141,126 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 243 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 134,300 +200 +4,400
CPS 141,126 +243 +4,410

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 134,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 145,721 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 4,595 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 117,374, Fayetteville has added 23,752 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 134,300 200 141,126 243
August 2022 134,100 200 140,883 257
July 2022 133,900 900 140,626 303
June 2022 133,000 200 140,323 229
May 2022 132,800 800 140,094 509
April 2022 132,000 -600 139,585 525
March 2022 132,600 200 139,060 500
February 2022 132,400 1,100 138,560 530
January 2022 131,300 -100 138,030 700
December 2021 131,400 900 137,330 -67
November 2021 130,500 -300 137,397 105
October 2021 130,800 900 137,292 576