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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 368,700 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 350,689 employed persons for the month. Greensboro added 1,200 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 117 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 368,700 +1,200 +11,800
CPS 350,689 +117 +6,948

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 4,900 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 316,300 in April 2020, Greensboro has gained 52,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 355,351 for Greensboro in December 2006. 4,662 jobs have been lost in Greensboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 285,599, Greensboro has added 65,090 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 368,700 1,200 350,689 117
October 2022 367,500 1,800 350,572 -171
September 2022 365,700 -1,700 350,743 193
August 2022 367,400 1,900 350,550 235
July 2022 365,500 1,900 350,315 -53
June 2022 363,600 1,700 350,368 191
May 2022 361,900 300 350,177 1,000
April 2022 361,600 0 349,177 1,218
March 2022 361,600 800 347,959 1,389
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