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Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,099,200 jobs in Austin, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,182,868 employed persons for the month. Austin added 300 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,735 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,099,200 +300 +21,100
CPS 1,182,868 +1,735 +16,616

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Austin, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Austin 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 Austin, Texas

CES employment for Austin in August 2019 is at a new high of 1,099,200.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Austin is at a new high of 1,182,868.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Austin, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 1,099,200 300 1,182,868 1,735
July 2019 1,098,900 3,700 1,181,133 1,496
June 2019 1,095,200 6,000 1,179,637 2,018
May 2019 1,089,200 4,000 1,177,619 1,574
April 2019 1,085,200 2,900 1,176,045 1,295
March 2019 1,082,300 2,900 1,174,750 1,866
February 2019 1,079,400 2,100 1,172,884 2,036
January 2019 1,077,300 -100 1,170,848 978
December 2018 1,077,400 1,500 1,169,870 -155
November 2018 1,075,900 -1,400 1,170,025 216
October 2018 1,077,300 700 1,169,809 1,522
September 2018 1,076,600 -1,500 1,168,287 2,035