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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 127,700 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,382 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 400 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 479 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,700 +400 +2,000
CPS 137,382 +479 +1,908

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 5,200 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,500 in May 2020, Fayetteville has gained 10,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 145,721 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 8,339 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 118,906, Fayetteville has added 18,476 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 127,700 400 137,382 479
October 2021 127,300 600 136,903 263
September 2021 126,700 300 136,640 454
August 2021 126,400 -800 136,186 258
July 2021 127,200 500 135,928 137
June 2021 126,700 500 135,791 108
May 2021 126,200 0 135,683 -222
April 2021 126,200 -400 135,905 67
March 2021 126,600 300 135,838 2
February 2021 126,300 1,100 135,836 21
January 2021 125,200 -700 135,815 -43
December 2020 125,900 200 135,858 384