McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth
There were 259,700 jobs in McAllen, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 314,560 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 599 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 203 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen 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.
McAllen, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for McAllen 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 McAllen, Texas
CES employment for McAllen peaked in July 2017 at 260,200. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in McAllen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 258,200 in September 2017, McAllen has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 314,564 for McAllen in September 2017. 4 jobs have been lost in McAllen since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 314,357, McAllen has added 203 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
McAllen, Texas Employment History