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Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,182,400 jobs in Austin, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,271,932 employed persons for the month. Austin added 9,800 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,710 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,182,400 +9,800 +82,900
CPS 1,271,932 +5,710 +88,825

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 November 2021 is at a new high of 1,182,400.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Austin is at a new high of 1,271,932.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Austin, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 1,182,400 9,800 1,271,932 5,710
October 2021 1,172,600 11,000 1,266,222 14,730
September 2021 1,161,600 10,200 1,251,492 4,823
August 2021 1,151,400 9,000 1,246,669 19,015
July 2021 1,142,400 13,100 1,227,654 24,016
June 2021 1,129,300 5,200 1,203,638 5,471
May 2021 1,124,100 1,700 1,198,167 6,426
April 2021 1,122,400 3,500 1,191,741 5,331
March 2021 1,118,900 6,500 1,186,410 4,721
February 2021 1,112,400 1,600 1,181,689 -7,881
January 2021 1,110,800 5,200 1,189,570 -7,782
December 2020 1,105,600 6,100 1,197,352 14,245