Department of Numbers

Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 120,700 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,582 employed persons for the month. Amarillo added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 5 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 120,700 +400 +1,000
CPS 129,582 -5 +1,046

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 120,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,411 for Amarillo in December 2018. 829 jobs have been lost in Amarillo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 120,700 400 129,582 -5
January 2019 120,300 -200 129,587 -824
December 2018 120,500 100 130,411 147
November 2018 120,400 200 130,264 271
October 2018 120,200 0 129,993 429
September 2018 120,200 -100 129,564 -202
August 2018 120,300 200 129,766 -7
July 2018 120,100 0 129,773 174
June 2018 120,100 200 129,599 129
May 2018 119,900 300 129,470 394
April 2018 119,600 -300 129,076 247
March 2018 119,900 200 128,829 293