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Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 120,900 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,852 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 30 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 120,900 -100 +800
CPS 128,852 -30 +565

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Amarillo, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Amarillo 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 for Amarillo, Texas

CES employment for Amarillo peaked in June 2019 at 121,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 128,948 for Amarillo in March 2019. 96 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 120,900 -100 128,852 -30
June 2019 121,000 600 128,882 27
May 2019 120,400 0 128,855 -40
April 2019 120,400 -100 128,895 -53
March 2019 120,500 -300 128,948 86
February 2019 120,800 500 128,862 144
January 2019 120,300 -200 128,718 65
December 2018 120,500 100 128,653 2
November 2018 120,400 200 128,651 39
October 2018 120,200 0 128,612 127
September 2018 120,200 -100 128,485 132
August 2018 120,300 200 128,353 66