Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas Job Growth
There were 3,200,500 jobs in Houston, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,298,602 employed persons for the month. Houston added 17,300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,993 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Houston 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.
Houston, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Houston 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 Houston, Texas
CES employment for Houston in April 2022 is at a new high of 3,200,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,302,371 for Houston in February 2020. 3,769 jobs have been lost in Houston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,799,778, Houston has added 498,824 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Houston, Texas Employment History