Midland, Texas Job Growth
There were 91,100 jobs in Midland, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 86,491 employed persons for the month. Midland lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 19 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Midland 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.
Midland, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Midland 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 Midland, Texas
CES employment for Midland peaked in November 2014 at 98,000. Since then 6,900 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,000 in October 2015, Midland has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 93,273 for Midland in November 2014. 6,782 jobs have been lost in Midland since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 85,757, Midland has added 734 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Midland, Texas Employment History