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Tyler, Texas Job Growth

There were 103,300 jobs in Tyler, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,117 employed persons for the month. Tyler lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 144 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tyler job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 103,300 0 +1,400
CPS 100,117 +144 +1,423

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Tyler, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tyler 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 Tyler, Texas

CES employment for Tyler peaked in July 2016 at 104,400. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Tyler according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,300 in September 2016, Tyler has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 100,523 for Tyler in August 2016. 406 jobs have been lost in Tyler since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 99,802, Tyler has added 315 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Tyler, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 103,300 0 100,117 144
November 2016 103,300 -200 99,973 171
October 2016 103,500 200 99,802 -309
September 2016 103,300 -700 100,111 -412
August 2016 104,000 -400 100,523 186
July 2016 104,400 700 100,337 149
June 2016 103,700 600 100,188 155
May 2016 103,100 100 100,033 128
April 2016 103,000 500 99,905 -24
March 2016 102,500 0 99,929 273
February 2016 102,500 400 99,656 757
January 2016 102,100 200 98,899 205