Mobile ranks third in Alabama in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February


Alabama’s Mobile payroll data reveal that it is ranked third in Alabama in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February, with 184,800 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Alabama Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
February (in thousands)
1
Birmingham-Hoover
541.0
2
Huntsville
240.3
3
Mobile
184.8
4
Montgomery
177.0
5
Tuscaloosa
112.0
6
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley
76.3
7
Auburn-Opelika
66.5
8
Dothan
58.6
9
Florence-Muscle Shoals
56.3
10
Decatur
56.1
11
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville
46.8
12
Gadsden
38.1
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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