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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 3,765,300 jobs in Dallas, Texas in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,834,354 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 4,600 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,783 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,765,300 +4,600 +108,300
CPS 3,834,354 +7,783 +90,494

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 2019 is at a new high of 3,765,300.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,834,354.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 3,765,300 4,600 3,834,354 7,783
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
July 2018 3,688,900 10,500 3,762,327 7,976
June 2018 3,678,400 9,700 3,754,351 5,372
May 2018 3,668,700 11,700 3,748,979 5,119