Midland, Texas Job Growth
There were 89,300 jobs in Midland, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,668 employed persons for the month. Midland added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 387 (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 97,800. Since then 8,500 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 86,300 in June 2016, Midland has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 92,944 for Midland in November 2014. 8,276 jobs have been lost in Midland since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 82,481, Midland has added 2,187 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Midland, Texas Employment History