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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 132,300 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 139,685 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville lost 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 625 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 132,300 -300 +3,700
CPS 139,685 +625 +6,021

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 January 2020 at 132,800. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,700 in May 2020, Fayetteville has gained 14,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 145,721 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 6,036 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 117,374, Fayetteville has added 22,311 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 132,300 -300 139,685 625
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
September 2021 129,900 -200 136,716 770
August 2021 130,100 299 135,946 765
July 2021 129,800 600 135,181 636
June 2021 129,199 599 134,545 470
May 2021 128,600 0 134,075 411