Department of Numbers

Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 122,400 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,424 employed persons for the month. Amarillo added 600 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 539 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 122,400 +600 +2,300
CPS 128,424 +539 +1,612

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 in February 2017 is at a new high of 122,400.

CPS employment in February 2017 for Amarillo is at a new high of 128,424.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 122,400 600 128,424 539
January 2017 121,800 1,000 127,885 342
December 2016 120,800 300 127,543 8
November 2016 120,500 200 127,535 431
October 2016 120,300 -100 127,104 -442
September 2016 120,400 100 127,546 -53
August 2016 120,300 -200 127,599 216
July 2016 120,500 500 127,383 -231
June 2016 120,000 -200 127,614 -46
May 2016 120,200 100 127,660 279
April 2016 120,100 -100 127,381 89
March 2016 120,200 100 127,292 480