Department of Numbers

El Paso, Texas Job Growth

There were 321,900 jobs in El Paso, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 343,312 employed persons for the month. El Paso added 1,900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,063 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 321,900 +1,900 +8,600
CPS 343,312 +1,063 +6,616

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

El Paso, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for El Paso 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 El Paso, Texas

CES employment for El Paso in November 2017 is at a new high of 321,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 343,506 for El Paso in September 2017. 194 jobs have been lost in El Paso since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 342,249, El Paso has added 1,063 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

El Paso, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 321,900 1,900 343,312 1,063
October 2017 320,000 -100 342,249 -1,257
September 2017 320,100 1,500 343,506 1,321
August 2017 318,600 100 342,185 -82
July 2017 318,500 800 342,267 1,540
June 2017 317,700 1,100 340,727 110
May 2017 316,600 -300 340,617 313
April 2017 316,900 300 340,304 1,108
March 2017 316,600 200 339,196 628
February 2017 316,400 1,800 338,568 2,126
January 2017 314,600 800 336,442 -320
December 2016 313,800 500 336,762 66