Amarillo, Texas Job Growth
There were 110,900 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 107,628 employed persons for the month. Amarillo lost 11,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 18,644 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 February 2020 at 122,600. Since then 11,700 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,867 for Amarillo in February 2020. 22,239 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Amarillo, Texas Employment History