Department of Numbers

Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 123,000 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,691 employed persons for the month. Amarillo added 400 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 539 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 123,000 +400 +4,100
CPS 130,691 +539 +4,435

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 in November 2021 is at a new high of 123,000.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Amarillo is at a new high of 130,691.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 123,000 400 130,691 539
October 2021 122,600 -200 130,152 574
September 2021 122,800 100 129,578 683
August 2021 122,700 900 128,895 617
July 2021 121,800 200 128,278 247
June 2021 121,600 800 128,031 164
May 2021 120,800 900 127,867 61
April 2021 119,900 -600 127,806 -745
March 2021 120,500 800 128,551 -57
February 2021 119,700 -200 128,608 268
January 2021 119,900 700 128,340 713
December 2020 119,200 300 127,627 1,371