Amarillo, Texas Job Growth
There were 122,000 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,880 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 293 (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 February 2017 at 122,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 121,400 in June 2017, Amarillo has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in November 2017 for Amarillo is at a new high of 128,880.
Employment: CES, CPS
Amarillo, Texas Employment History