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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 360,400 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 347,698 employed persons for the month. Greensboro lost 400 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,128 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 360,400 -400 +9,600
CPS 347,698 +1,128 +14,690

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 373,600. Since then 13,200 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 316,300 in April 2020, Greensboro has gained 44,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 355,351 for Greensboro in December 2006. 7,653 jobs have been lost in Greensboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 285,599, Greensboro has added 62,099 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 360,400 -400 347,698 1,128
February 2022 360,800 2,000 346,570 1,340
January 2022 358,800 -600 345,230 1,553
December 2021 359,400 2,500 343,677 -64
November 2021 356,900 -600 343,741 292
October 2021 357,500 2,400 343,449 1,072
September 2021 355,100 -2,700 342,377 1,297
August 2021 357,800 2,100 341,080 6,492
July 2021 355,700 4,200 334,588 831
June 2021 351,500 1,100 333,757 446
May 2021 350,400 900 333,311 255
April 2021 349,500 -1,300 333,056 48