Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas Job Growth
There were 3,159,300 jobs in Houston, Texas in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,313,545 employed persons for the month. Houston added 3,700 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,751 (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 December 2018 is at a new high of 3,159,300.
CPS employment in December 2018 for Houston is at a new high of 3,313,545.
Employment: CES, CPS
Houston, Texas Employment History