Alabama



News Releases:

May
25

Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile – May 2017

Workers in the Mobile Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.07 in May 2017, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
25

Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery – May 2017

Workers in the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.93 in May 2017, about 18 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover – May 2017

Workers in the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.74 in May 2017, about 7 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,163.7 (2)2,163.6 2,160.7 2,160.9 2,162.9 (p)2,169.9

Employment(1)

(2)2,081.8 (2)2,081.2 2,079.9 2,080.3 2,081.7 (p)2,086.7

Unemployment(1)

(2)82.0 (2)82.4 80.8 80.6 81.2 (p)83.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.8 (2)3.8 3.7 3.7 3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

2,020.0 2,020.2 2,025.8 2,029.7 2,030.3 (p)2,034.6

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.8 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(4)

9.8 9.8 9.9 9.9 10.0 (p)10.1

12-month % change

5.4 4.3 3.1 2.1 3.1 (p)3.1

Construction(4)

85.9 85.1 85.7 85.8 86.6 (p)87.6

12-month % change

2.6 1.1 0.4 0.2 2.0 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(4)

263.2 265.0 264.7 265.3 265.7 (p)267.0

12-month % change

0.7 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.9 (p)1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

378.0 375.7 378.2 380.7 380.4 (p)379.7

12-month % change

-0.4 -1.1 -0.6 0.2 0.3 (p)0.1

Information(4)

21.1 21.3 21.2 21.1 21.2 (p)21.2

12-month % change

1.4 2.4 2.9 1.4 1.4 (p)1.9

Financial Activities(4)

96.4 96.3 96.4 96.5 96.3 (p)95.8

12-month % change

-0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.1 (p)-0.5

Professional & Business Services(4)

240.9 240.6 241.1 240.6 240.1 (p)243.9

12-month % change

2.9 2.8 1.8 1.5 0.7 (p)2.8

Education & Health Services(4)

243.4 243.0 243.1 244.3 243.3 (p)242.1

12-month % change

1.6 1.3 1.1 1.5 0.9 (p)0.5

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

202.4 204.9 206.4 206.4 206.3 (p)207.0

12-month % change

1.2 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.2 (p)2.9

Other Services(4)

94.1 94.1 94.6 93.8 94.3 (p)93.7

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 1.2 0.4 1.2 (p)0.5

Government(4)

384.8 384.4 384.5 385.3 386.1 (p)386.5

12-month % change

0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.4 (p)0.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Birmingham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Union Members in Alabama – 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Alabama – Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018