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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 116,300 jobs in College Station, Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,377 employed persons for the month. College Station lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 40 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 116,300 -200 +3,500
CPS 123,377 +40 +2,235

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

College Station, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for College Station 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 College Station, Texas

CES employment for College Station peaked in January 2017 at 119,000. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for College Station is at a new high of 123,377.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 116,300 -200 123,377 40
February 2017 116,500 -2,500 123,337 283
January 2017 119,000 3,600 123,054 1,692
December 2016 115,400 500 121,362 114
November 2016 114,900 -200 121,248 140
October 2016 115,100 700 121,108 257
September 2016 114,400 1,200 120,851 264
August 2016 113,200 -1,000 120,587 101
July 2016 114,200 800 120,486 -48
June 2016 113,400 -100 120,534 -126
May 2016 113,500 100 120,660 -168
April 2016 113,400 600 120,828 -314