Texas Job Growth
There were 12,215,100 jobs in Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 12,842,241 employed persons for the month. Texas added 9,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 43,213 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Texas job growth compared to other states.
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Texas Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Texas 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 Texas
CES employment in March 2017 for Texas is at a new high of 12,215,100.
CPS employment in Texas for March 2017 is at a new high of 12,842,241.
Employment: CES, CPS
Texas Employment History