Department of Numbers

New Mexico Job Growth

There were 861,500 jobs in New Mexico in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 914,127 employed persons for the month. New Mexico added 3,600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,460 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Mexico job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 861,500 +3,600 +19,800
CPS 914,127 +2,460 +19,289

New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Mexico 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 in New Mexico

CES employment in July 2019 for New Mexico is at a new high of 861,500.

CPS employment in New Mexico for July 2019 is at a new high of 914,127.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 861,500 3,600 914,127 2,460
June 2019 857,900 3,600 911,667 2,447
May 2019 854,300 1,700 909,220 1,969
April 2019 852,600 700 907,251 1,784
March 2019 851,900 3,800 905,467 2,215
February 2019 848,100 -700 903,252 2,732
January 2019 848,800 2,600 900,520 2,705
December 2018 846,200 300 897,815 -69
November 2018 845,900 1,000 897,884 117
October 2018 844,900 900 897,767 799
September 2018 844,000 800 896,968 1,041
August 2018 843,200 1,500 895,927 1,089