Amarillo, Texas Job Growth
There were 120,300 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,802 employed persons for the month. Amarillo added 400 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4 (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 January 2020 at 122,700. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Amarillo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,500 in April 2020, Amarillo has gained 10,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,137 for Amarillo in February 2020. 2,335 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 110,549, Amarillo has added 17,253 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Amarillo, Texas Employment History