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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 119,600 jobs in College Station, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 125,738 employed persons for the month. College Station lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 276 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 119,600 -200 +4,700
CPS 125,738 +276 +4,490

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 October 2017 at 119,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2017 for College Station is at a new high of 125,738.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 119,600 -200 125,738 276
October 2017 119,800 1,700 125,462 539
September 2017 118,100 800 124,923 679
August 2017 117,300 900 124,244 390
July 2017 116,400 100 123,854 374
June 2017 116,300 200 123,480 -72
May 2017 116,100 200 123,552 57
April 2017 115,900 -400 123,495 137
March 2017 116,300 -200 123,358 21
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