El Paso, Texas Job Growth
There were 287,100 jobs in El Paso, Texas in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 283,512 employed persons for the month. El Paso lost 41,100 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 60,434 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||April 2020||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 February 2020 at 328,700. Since then 41,600 jobs have been lost in El Paso according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 354,173 for El Paso in February 2020. 70,661 jobs have been lost in El Paso since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Paso, Texas Employment History