El Paso, Texas Job Growth
There were 315,300 jobs in El Paso, Texas in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 340,270 employed persons for the month. El Paso added 400 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 398 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 November 2019 at 327,800. Since then 12,500 jobs have been lost in El Paso according to the employer survey. From a trough of 289,700 in April 2020, El Paso has gained 25,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 354,450 for El Paso in January 2020. 14,180 jobs have been lost in El Paso since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 296,390, El Paso has added 43,880 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Paso, Texas Employment History