Texas Job Growth
There were 12,542,300 jobs in Texas in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 13,229,609 employed persons for the month. Texas added 34,700 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 37,397 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Texas job growth compared to other states.
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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 May 2018 for Texas is at a new high of 12,542,300.
CPS employment in Texas for May 2018 is at a new high of 13,229,609.
Employment: CES, CPS
Texas Employment History