Department of Numbers

El Paso, Texas Job Growth

There were 320,600 jobs in El Paso, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 345,817 employed persons for the month. El Paso added 1,100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,153 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Paso job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 320,600 +1,100 +7,100
CPS 345,817 +1,153 +5,592

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 320,600.

CPS employment in October 2018 for El Paso is at a new high of 345,817.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

El Paso, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 320,600 1,100 345,817 1,153
September 2018 319,500 1,100 344,664 -695
August 2018 318,400 1,100 345,359 -176
July 2018 317,300 300 345,535 1,084
June 2018 317,000 400 344,451 -436
May 2018 316,600 100 344,887 -135
April 2018 316,500 -200 345,022 465
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