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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 3,813,500 jobs in Dallas, Texas in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,852,798 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 18,400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,277 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,813,500 +18,400 +124,600
CPS 3,852,798 +6,277 +90,471

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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 3,813,500.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,852,798.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 3,813,500 18,400 3,852,798 6,277
June 2019 3,795,100 17,400 3,846,521 6,417
May 2019 3,777,700 10,400 3,840,104 5,243
April 2019 3,767,300 6,600 3,834,861 8,290
March 2019 3,760,700 13,800 3,826,571 12,198
February 2019 3,746,900 7,400 3,814,373 11,995
January 2019 3,739,500 7,500 3,802,378 9,549
December 2018 3,732,000 12,400 3,792,829 -596
November 2018 3,719,600 2,300 3,793,425 2,009
October 2018 3,717,300 14,800 3,791,416 8,703
September 2018 3,702,500 6,200 3,782,713 10,537
August 2018 3,696,300 7,400 3,772,176 9,849