Department of Numbers

Amarillo, Texas Job Growth

There were 121,200 jobs in Amarillo, Texas in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,135 employed persons for the month. Amarillo added 500 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 306 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Amarillo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,200 +500 +1,900
CPS 129,135 +306 +2,128

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 April 2018 is at a new high of 121,200.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Amarillo is at a new high of 129,135.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Amarillo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 121,200 500 129,135 306
March 2018 120,700 0 128,829 293
February 2018 120,700 300 128,536 503
January 2018 120,400 0 128,033 154
December 2017 120,400 400 127,879 114
November 2017 120,000 500 127,765 163
October 2017 119,500 400 127,602 219
September 2017 119,100 300 127,383 295
August 2017 118,800 -100 127,088 206
July 2017 118,900 -100 126,882 46
June 2017 119,000 -300 126,836 -59
May 2017 119,300 0 126,895 -112