McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth
There were 263,500 jobs in McAllen, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 322,505 employed persons for the month. McAllen lost 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 58 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen 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.
McAllen, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for McAllen 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 McAllen, Texas
CES employment for McAllen peaked in September 2018 at 263,900. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in McAllen according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 324,096 for McAllen in May 2018. 1,591 jobs have been lost in McAllen since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 322,447, McAllen has added 58 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
McAllen, Texas Employment History