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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 4,057,600 jobs in Dallas, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,051,991 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 26,100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 19,740 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,057,600 +26,100 +269,900
CPS 4,051,991 +19,740 +212,958

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 4,057,600.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Dallas is at a new high of 4,051,991.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 4,057,600 26,100 4,051,991 19,740
March 2022 4,031,500 29,600 4,032,251 28,247
February 2022 4,001,900 26,800 4,004,004 24,868
January 2022 3,975,100 8,500 3,979,136 24,099
December 2021 3,966,600 10,600 3,955,037 -1,810
November 2021 3,956,000 35,900 3,956,847 3,506
October 2021 3,920,100 34,900 3,953,341 18,357
September 2021 3,885,200 14,400 3,934,984 23,321
August 2021 3,870,800 11,200 3,911,663 23,310
July 2021 3,859,600 52,800 3,888,353 20,546
June 2021 3,806,800 9,400 3,867,807 15,367
May 2021 3,797,400 9,700 3,852,440 13,407