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Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 366,300 jobs in Greensboro, North Carolina in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 358,000 employed persons for the month. Greensboro added 1,400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,476 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Greensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 366,300 +1,400 +7,000
CPS 358,000 +2,476 +6,494

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 7,900 jobs have been lost in Greensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 334,500 in February 2010, Greensboro has gained 31,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Greensboro is at a new high of 358,000.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Greensboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 366,300 1,400 358,000 2,476
September 2018 364,900 600 355,524 1,537
August 2018 364,300 -300 353,987 -2,184
July 2018 364,600 1,200 356,171 -521
June 2018 363,400 400 356,692 289
May 2018 363,000 400 356,403 1,593
April 2018 362,600 1,800 354,810 206
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