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Austin-Round Rock, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,230,300 jobs in Austin, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,306,753 employed persons for the month. Austin added 7,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,490 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Austin job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,230,300 +7,000 +84,700
CPS 1,306,753 +4,490 +77,982

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 1,230,300.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Austin is at a new high of 1,306,753.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Austin, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,230,300 7,000 1,306,753 4,490
March 2022 1,223,300 4,300 1,302,263 6,983
February 2022 1,219,000 5,800 1,295,280 5,472
January 2022 1,213,200 2,800 1,289,808 5,326
December 2021 1,210,400 3,300 1,284,482 -579
November 2021 1,207,100 6,800 1,285,061 790
October 2021 1,200,300 9,300 1,284,271 5,161
September 2021 1,191,000 5,400 1,279,110 6,770
August 2021 1,185,600 6,600 1,272,340 7,586
July 2021 1,179,000 12,900 1,264,754 20,331
June 2021 1,166,100 12,300 1,244,423 7,733
May 2021 1,153,800 8,200 1,236,690 7,919