Department of Numbers

El Paso, Texas Job Growth

There were 318,000 jobs in El Paso, Texas in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 341,811 employed persons for the month. El Paso added 300 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,084 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 318,000 +300 +7,000
CPS 341,811 +1,084 +7,446

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 July 2017 is at a new high of 318,000.

CPS employment in July 2017 for El Paso is at a new high of 341,811.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

El Paso, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 318,000 300 341,811 1,084
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
November 2016 313,300 600 336,696 439
October 2016 312,700 1,500 336,257 590
September 2016 311,200 300 335,667 426
August 2016 310,900 -100 335,241 876