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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 121,800 jobs in College Station, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,562 employed persons for the month. College Station added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 617 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,800 +200 +2,000
CPS 129,562 +617 +2,593

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 121,800.

CPS employment in October 2018 for College Station is at a new high of 129,562.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 121,800 200 129,562 617
September 2018 121,600 2,300 128,945 401
August 2018 119,300 -500 128,544 -331
July 2018 119,800 400 128,875 34
June 2018 119,400 -600 128,841 -208
May 2018 120,000 -400 129,049 -34
April 2018 120,400 -700 129,083 -196
March 2018 121,100 600 129,279 222
February 2018 120,500 -400 129,057 800
January 2018 120,900 1,700 128,257 1,033
December 2017 119,200 -500 127,224 143
November 2017 119,700 -100 127,081 112