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El Paso, Texas Job Growth

There were 316,600 jobs in El Paso, Texas in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 344,900 employed persons for the month. El Paso lost 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 343 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 316,600 -100 +4,500
CPS 344,900 +343 +7,259

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 peaked in March 2018 at 316,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in El Paso according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2018 for El Paso is at a new high of 344,900.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

El Paso, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 316,600 -100 344,900 343
March 2018 316,700 1,000 344,557 1,095
February 2018 315,700 1,300 343,462 3,309
January 2018 314,400 400 340,153 -283
December 2017 314,000 0 340,436 160
November 2017 314,000 500 340,276 51
October 2017 313,500 1,900 340,225 361
September 2017 311,600 100 339,864 911
August 2017 311,500 800 338,953 792
July 2017 310,700 -1,500 338,161 541
June 2017 312,200 0 337,620 165
May 2017 312,200 100 337,455 -186