Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth
There were 1,026,400 jobs in Austin, Texas in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,029,714 employed persons for the month. Austin added 19,200 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 43,571 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 1,139,700. Since then 113,299 jobs have been lost in Austin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,007,200 in April 2020, Austin has gained 19,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,223,645 for Austin in December 2019. 193,931 jobs have been lost in Austin since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 986,143, Austin has added 43,571 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Austin, Texas Employment History