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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 362,100 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 354,614 employed persons for the month. Greensboro added 1,300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 10 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 362,100 +1,300 +2,800
CPS 354,614 +10 +4,284

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

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Greensboro peaked in July 2000 at 374,200. Since then 12,100 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 334,500 in February 2010, Greensboro has gained 27,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 356,353 for Greensboro in December 2006. 1,739 jobs have been lost in Greensboro since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 319,409, Greensboro has added 35,205 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 362,100 1,300 354,614 10
March 2018 360,800 -900 354,604 375
February 2018 361,700 1,400 354,229 2,212
January 2018 360,300 1,400 352,017 325
December 2017 358,900 -200 351,692 214
November 2017 359,100 -200 351,478 -28
October 2017 359,300 700 351,506 -245
September 2017 358,600 -600 351,751 405
August 2017 359,200 -300 351,346 27
July 2017 359,500 -1,200 351,319 2
June 2017 360,700 1,400 351,317 682
May 2017 359,300 0 350,635 305