Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth
There were 3,733,500 jobs in Dallas, Texas in November 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,802,216 employed persons for the month. Dallas lost 3,900 jobs in November 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 16,198 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas 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.
Dallas, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dallas 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 Dallas, Texas
CES employment for Dallas peaked in October 2018 at 3,737,400. Since then 3,900 jobs have been lost in Dallas according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in November 2018 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,802,216.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dallas, Texas Employment History