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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 361,300 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 355,916 employed persons for the month. Greensboro added 1,200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 472 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 361,300 +1,200 +900
CPS 355,916 +472 +3,711

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 12,900 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 334,500 in February 2010, Greensboro has gained 26,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 356,164 for Greensboro in December 2006. 248 jobs have been lost in Greensboro since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 320,492, Greensboro has added 35,424 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 361,300 1,200 355,916 472
June 2019 360,100 -600 355,444 281
May 2019 360,700 -1,100 355,163 613
April 2019 361,800 600 354,550 531
March 2019 361,200 700 354,019 507
February 2019 360,500 -2,000 353,512 455
January 2019 362,500 5,200 353,057 432
December 2018 357,300 -1,800 352,625 -17
November 2018 359,100 -1,800 352,642 -23
October 2018 360,900 1,000 352,665 145
September 2018 359,900 -100 352,520 209
August 2018 360,000 -400 352,311 106