Department of Numbers

El Paso, Texas Job Growth

There were 328,800 jobs in El Paso, Texas in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 347,960 employed persons for the month. El Paso added 2,300 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 409 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 328,800 +2,300 +8,200
CPS 347,960 +409 +4,288

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

El Paso, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for El Paso 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 El Paso, Texas

CES employment for El Paso in July 2022 is at a new high of 328,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 350,048 for El Paso in February 2020. 2,088 jobs have been lost in El Paso since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 294,475, El Paso has added 53,485 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

El Paso, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 328,800 2,300 347,960 409
June 2022 326,500 5,100 347,551 252
May 2022 321,400 -900 347,299 -632
April 2022 322,300 -1,100 347,931 -371
March 2022 323,400 -700 348,302 619
February 2022 324,100 200 347,683 498
January 2022 323,900 1,300 347,185 571
December 2021 322,600 -1,300 346,614 -189
November 2021 323,900 700 346,803 -167
October 2021 323,200 3,000 346,970 552
September 2021 320,200 -800 346,418 1,165
August 2021 321,000 400 345,253 1,581