Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth
There were 3,667,400 jobs in Dallas, Texas in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,817,546 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 34,800 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 195,822 (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 February 2020 at 3,864,800. Since then 197,400 jobs have been lost in Dallas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,456,200 in April 2020, Dallas has gained 211,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,899,975 for Dallas in February 2020. 82,429 jobs have been lost in Dallas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 3,204,893, Dallas has added 612,653 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dallas, Texas Employment History