McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth
There were 261,899 jobs in McAllen, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 319,229 employed persons for the month. McAllen lost 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 458 (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 February 2020 at 274,400. Since then 12,500 jobs have been lost in McAllen according to the employer survey. From a trough of 245,900 in April 2020, McAllen has gained 15,999 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 334,513 for McAllen in February 2020. 15,284 jobs have been lost in McAllen since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 271,858, McAllen has added 47,371 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
McAllen, Texas Employment History