Warner Robins Sees an All-Time Low Unemployment Rate

Friday, October 29th, 2021

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Warner Robins recorded an all-time low unemployment rate of 2.2 percent, down seven-tenths of a percent over the month.  A year ago, the rate was 4.8 percent.

"We are seeing all-time low unemployment rates throughout the state of Georgia reflecting an economy that is continuing to rapidly recover,” said Commissioner Mark Butler. “We are working with employers across the state to post, recruit, and fill critical positions in preparation for a strong holiday employment season.”

The labor force decreased in Warner Robins by 330 and ended the month with 88,135. That number is up 4,269 when compared to September of 2020.

Warner Robins finished the month with 86,195 employed residents.  That number increased by 287 over the month and is up by 6,390 when compared to the same time a year ago.

Warner Robins ended September with 78,500 jobs. That number was flat from August to September and increased by 2,400 when compared to this time last year.

The number of unemployment claims went down by 56 percent in Warner Robins in September. When compared to last September, claims were down by about 77 percent.

Employ Georgia, the GDOL’s online job listing service at employgeorgia.com showed about 1,414 active job postings in Warner Robins for September.

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