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Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 124,400 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,114 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 0 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 332 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 124,400 0 +2,500
CPS 130,114 -332 +981

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 March 2022 at 124,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 124,100 in May 2022, Amarillo has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,931 for Amarillo in April 2022. 817 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 124,400 0 130,114 -332
August 2022 124,400 0 130,446 -203
July 2022 124,400 300 130,649 -122
June 2022 124,100 0 130,771 -138
May 2022 124,100 -200 130,909 -22
April 2022 124,300 -300 130,931 188
March 2022 124,600 300 130,743 556
February 2022 124,300 200 130,187 386
January 2022 124,100 700 129,801 363
December 2021 123,400 200 129,438 -21
November 2021 123,200 300 129,459 53
October 2021 122,900 1,000 129,406 273