Roanoke, Virginia Job Growth
There were 165,800 jobs in Roanoke, Virginia in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 159,071 employed persons for the month. Roanoke added 600 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 866 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Roanoke job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Roanoke, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Roanoke 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 Roanoke, Virginia
CES employment for Roanoke in May 2023 is at a new high of 165,800.
CPS employment in May 2023 for Roanoke is at a new high of 159,071.
Employment: CES, CPS
Roanoke, Virginia Employment History