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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 120,400 jobs in College Station, Texas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,606 employed persons for the month. College Station lost 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,353 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 120,400 -500 +5,800
CPS 128,606 +1,353 +5,269

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

College Station, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for College Station 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 College Station, Texas

CES employment for College Station peaked in January 2018 at 120,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2018 for College Station is at a new high of 128,606.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 120,400 -500 128,606 1,353
January 2018 120,900 1,700 127,253 1,098
December 2017 119,200 -500 126,155 457
November 2017 119,700 -100 125,698 236
October 2017 119,800 2,200 125,462 539
September 2017 117,600 1,500 124,923 679
August 2017 116,100 -200 124,244 390
July 2017 116,300 1,400 123,854 374
June 2017 114,900 -400 123,480 -72
May 2017 115,300 -300 123,552 57
April 2017 115,600 0 123,495 137
March 2017 115,600 1,000 123,358 21