Amarillo, Texas Job Growth
There were 119,500 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,268 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 500 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 164 (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 120,600. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,660 for Amarillo in May 2016. 392 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 127,104, Amarillo has added 164 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Amarillo, Texas Employment History