El Paso, Texas Job Growth
There were 312,500 jobs in El Paso, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 336,336 employed persons for the month. El Paso lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 162 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso 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.
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 peaked in November 2016 at 312,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in El Paso according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 336,904 for El Paso in August 2016. 568 jobs have been lost in El Paso since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 335,526, El Paso has added 810 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Paso, Texas Employment History