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Tyler, Texas Job Growth

There were 106,700 jobs in Tyler, Texas in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 102,631 employed persons for the month. Tyler lost 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 162 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tyler job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,700 -200 +2,300
CPS 102,631 -162 +1,643

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 May 2017 at 106,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Tyler according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,600 in June 2017, Tyler has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 102,875 for Tyler in May 2017. 244 jobs have been lost in Tyler since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Tyler, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 106,700 -200 102,631 -162
July 2017 106,900 300 102,793 121
June 2017 106,600 -300 102,672 -203
May 2017 106,900 800 102,875 76
April 2017 106,100 300 102,799 312
March 2017 105,800 -600 102,487 104
February 2017 106,400 200 102,383 595
January 2017 106,200 500 101,788 -80
December 2016 105,700 100 101,868 73
November 2016 105,600 100 101,795 174
October 2016 105,500 900 101,621 321
September 2016 104,600 200 101,300 312