Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth
There were 194,800 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 194,826 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 300 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 250 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi 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.
Corpus Christi, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi, Texas
CES employment for Corpus Christi peaked in December 2014 at 195,400. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 170,300 in April 2020, Corpus Christi has gained 24,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,383 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 3,557 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 166,367, Corpus Christi has added 28,459 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History