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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth

There were 288,900 jobs in McAllen, Texas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 343,952 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 664 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 288,900 +600 +11,800
CPS 343,952 +664 +6,913

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 in September 2022 is at a new high of 288,900.

CPS employment in September 2022 for McAllen is at a new high of 343,952.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

McAllen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 288,900 600 343,952 664
August 2022 288,300 500 343,288 674
July 2022 287,800 2,400 342,614 1,299
June 2022 285,400 1,600 341,315 535
May 2022 283,800 1,200 340,780 442
April 2022 282,600 900 340,338 638
March 2022 281,700 1,400 339,700 1,695
February 2022 280,300 1,000 338,005 831
January 2022 279,300 400 337,174 -34
December 2021 278,900 -100 337,208 -5
November 2021 279,000 900 337,213 24
October 2021 278,100 1,000 337,189 150