Department of Numbers

Texas Job Growth

There were 13,207,600 jobs in Texas in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 13,779,772 employed persons for the month. Texas added 30,100 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 81,188 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Texas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 13,207,600 +30,100 +731,600
CPS 13,779,772 +81,188 +546,069

Texas Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Texas 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 Texas

CES employment in March 2022 for Texas is at a new high of 13,207,600.

CPS employment in Texas for March 2022 is at a new high of 13,779,772.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 13,207,600 30,100 13,779,772 81,188
February 2022 13,177,500 71,200 13,698,584 53,036
January 2022 13,106,300 50,900 13,645,548 50,272
December 2021 13,055,400 40,100 13,595,276 2,216
November 2021 13,015,300 79,500 13,593,060 11,665
October 2021 12,935,800 85,800 13,581,395 37,166
September 2021 12,850,000 46,800 13,544,229 43,874
August 2021 12,803,200 26,800 13,500,355 45,281
July 2021 12,776,400 124,000 13,455,074 49,496
June 2021 12,652,400 57,700 13,405,578 51,778
May 2021 12,594,700 52,200 13,353,800 59,663
April 2021 12,542,500 66,500 13,294,137 60,434