Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth
There were 997,900 jobs in Austin, Texas in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,074,693 employed persons for the month. Austin added 1,500 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,084 (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 July 2016 at 1,000,300. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Austin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 993,500 in September 2016, Austin has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,076,280 for Austin in August 2016. 1,587 jobs have been lost in Austin since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 1,071,609, Austin has added 3,084 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Austin, Texas Employment History