Department of Numbers

Texas Job Growth

There were 13,513,100 jobs in Texas in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 13,995,301 employed persons for the month. Texas added 72,800 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 37,630 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Texas job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 13,513,100 +72,800 +736,700
CPS 13,995,301 +37,630 +540,227

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 July 2022 for Texas is at a new high of 13,513,100.

CPS employment in Texas for July 2022 is at a new high of 13,995,301.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 13,513,100 72,800 13,995,301 37,630
June 2022 13,440,300 91,700 13,957,671 49,852
May 2022 13,348,600 65,700 13,907,819 69,116
April 2022 13,282,900 61,200 13,838,703 58,950
March 2022 13,221,700 44,200 13,779,753 81,169
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