Odessa, Texas Job Growth
There were 73,100 jobs in Odessa, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,861 employed persons for the month. Odessa added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 86 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Odessa 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.
Odessa, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Odessa 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 Odessa, Texas
CES employment for Odessa peaked in December 2014 at 80,700. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Odessa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 72,800 in September 2016, Odessa has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 81,443 for Odessa in November 2014. 7,582 jobs have been lost in Odessa since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 73,567, Odessa has added 294 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Odessa, Texas Employment History