Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth
There were 1,015,100 jobs in Austin, Texas in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,087,928 employed persons for the month. Austin lost 3,600 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,211 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin 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.
Austin, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Austin 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 Austin, Texas
CES employment for Austin peaked in January 2017 at 1,018,700. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Austin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Austin is at a new high of 1,087,928.
Employment: CES, CPS
Austin, Texas Employment History