New Mexico Job Growth
There were 840,300 jobs in New Mexico in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 881,222 employed persons for the month. New Mexico added 2,000 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,969 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Mexico job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||February 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 peaked in February 2008 for New Mexico at 849,900. Since then 9,600 jobs have been lost in New Mexico according to the employer survey. From a trough of 797,600 in September 2010, New Mexico has gained 42,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New Mexico reached a maximum of 904,384 in March 2008. 23,162 jobs have been lost in New Mexico since then according to the household survey. From a August 2013 low of 858,535, New Mexico has added 22,687 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Mexico Employment History