Warner Robins Sees Drop in February Unemployment Rate

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Warner Robins recorded an unemployment rate of 3.1 percent, down one-tenth of a percent over the month. A year ago, the rate was 4.3 percent.
“Thanks to the hard work of many Georgians, February saw gains in jobs, labor force, and the number of employed for much of the state,” said Commissioner Mark Butler. “As we look towards the spring and summer months, we remain committed to working with employers as they continue to fill open positions with suitable job seekers.”
The labor force decreased in Warner Robins by 113 and ended the month with 88,426. That number is up 379 when compared to February of 2021.
Warner Robins finished the month 85,648 employed residents. That number decreased by 71 over the month and is up by 1,379 when compared to the same time a year ago.
Warner Robins ended February with 78,400 jobs. That number increased by 100 from January to February and is up by 2,100 when compared to this time last year.
The number of unemployment claims went down by 24 percent in Warner Robins in February. When compared to last February, claims were down by about 82 percent.
Employ Georgia, the GDOL’s online job listing service at employgeorgia.com showed about 1,761 active job postings in Warner Robins for February.
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