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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Job Growth

There were 3,905,800 jobs in Dallas, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,963,415 employed persons for the month. Dallas added 42,700 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 56,596 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dallas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,905,800 +42,700 +196,500
CPS 3,963,415 +56,596 +201,778

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 November 2021 is at a new high of 3,905,800.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Dallas is at a new high of 3,963,415.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Dallas, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 3,905,800 42,700 3,963,415 56,596
October 2021 3,863,100 27,100 3,906,819 21,557
September 2021 3,836,000 20,800 3,885,262 18,051
August 2021 3,815,200 24,400 3,867,211 56,686
July 2021 3,790,800 19,300 3,810,525 19,851
June 2021 3,771,500 15,900 3,790,674 15,179
May 2021 3,755,600 15,300 3,775,495 16,878
April 2021 3,740,300 -500 3,758,617 9,915
March 2021 3,740,800 25,000 3,748,702 10,667
February 2021 3,715,800 -25,300 3,738,035 -46,458
January 2021 3,741,100 13,700 3,784,493 -25,302
December 2020 3,727,400 18,100 3,809,795 48,158