Amarillo, Texas Job Growth
There were 120,400 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,787 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 0 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 486 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Amarillo, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Amarillo 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 for Amarillo, Texas
CES employment for Amarillo peaked in April 2016 at 120,800. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 118,800 in August 2017, Amarillo has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,273 for Amarillo in December 2017. 486 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Amarillo, Texas Employment History