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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 361,100 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 354,923 employed persons for the month. Greensboro lost 1,400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 361,100 -1,400 +700
CPS 354,923 -149 +694

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 13,100 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 334,500 in February 2010, Greensboro has gained 26,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 358,731 for Greensboro in November 2018. 3,808 jobs have been lost in Greensboro since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 361,100 -1,400 354,923 -149
January 2019 362,500 5,200 355,072 -2,044
December 2018 357,300 -1,800 357,116 -1,615
November 2018 359,100 -1,800 358,731 904
October 2018 360,900 1,000 357,827 2,303
September 2018 359,900 -100 355,524 1,537
August 2018 360,000 -400 353,987 -2,184
July 2018 360,400 -1,400 356,171 -521
June 2018 361,800 700 356,692 289
May 2018 361,100 700 356,403 1,593
April 2018 360,400 -800 354,810 206
March 2018 361,200 800 354,604 375