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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 122,000 jobs in College Station, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,745 employed persons for the month. College Station added 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 462 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 122,000 +500 +3,600
CPS 130,745 +462 +1,688

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 122,000.

CPS employment in February 2019 for College Station is at a new high of 130,745.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 122,000 500 130,745 462
January 2019 121,500 -300 130,283 278
December 2018 121,800 100 130,005 134
November 2018 121,700 0 129,871 336
October 2018 121,700 800 129,535 590
September 2018 120,900 -500 128,945 401
August 2018 121,400 500 128,544 -331
July 2018 120,900 1,300 128,875 34
June 2018 119,600 500 128,841 -208
May 2018 119,100 -300 129,049 -34
April 2018 119,400 500 129,083 -196
March 2018 118,900 500 129,279 222