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Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,040,800 jobs in Austin, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,110,007 employed persons for the month. Austin added 7,300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,974 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,040,800 +7,300 +27,500
CPS 1,110,007 +4,974 +24,520

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 in November 2017 is at a new high of 1,040,800.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Austin is at a new high of 1,110,007.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Austin, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,040,800 7,300 1,110,007 4,974
October 2017 1,033,500 2,700 1,105,033 -1,918
September 2017 1,030,800 7,700 1,106,951 9,396
August 2017 1,023,100 800 1,097,555 132
July 2017 1,022,300 -1,100 1,097,423 2,253
June 2017 1,023,400 300 1,095,170 170
May 2017 1,023,100 0 1,095,000 -1,475
April 2017 1,023,100 800 1,096,475 3,471
March 2017 1,022,300 6,800 1,093,004 4,196
February 2017 1,015,500 -3,200 1,088,808 675
January 2017 1,018,700 1,000 1,088,133 993
December 2016 1,017,700 4,400 1,087,140 1,653