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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 3,600,700 jobs in Dallas, Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,624,758 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 4,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,391 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,600,700 +4,200 +127,800
CPS 3,624,758 +8,391 +113,814

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

Dallas, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dallas 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 Dallas, Texas

CES employment for Dallas in March 2017 is at a new high of 3,600,700.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,624,758.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 3,600,700 4,200 3,624,758 8,391
February 2017 3,596,500 -2,400 3,616,367 12,436
January 2017 3,598,900 22,500 3,603,931 11,696
December 2016 3,576,400 14,100 3,592,235 7,729
November 2016 3,562,300 15,800 3,584,506 8,384
October 2016 3,546,500 17,900 3,576,122 8,752
September 2016 3,528,600 11,300 3,567,370 9,354
August 2016 3,517,300 6,200 3,558,016 10,506
July 2016 3,511,100 22,500 3,547,510 11,235
June 2016 3,488,600 -3,000 3,536,275 10,231
May 2016 3,491,600 8,800 3,526,044 8,046
April 2016 3,482,800 9,900 3,517,998 7,054