New Mexico Job Growth
There were 825,900 jobs in New Mexico in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 866,519 employed persons for the month. New Mexico added 3,700 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 477 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Mexico job growth compared to other states.
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New Mexico Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Mexico 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 in New Mexico
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for New Mexico at 849,700. Since then 23,800 jobs have been lost in New Mexico according to the employer survey. From a trough of 797,400 in September 2010, New Mexico has gained 28,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New Mexico reached a maximum of 904,717 in March 2008. 38,198 jobs have been lost in New Mexico since then according to the household survey. From a December 2015 low of 854,625, New Mexico has added 11,894 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Mexico Employment History