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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth

There were 260,600 jobs in McAllen, Texas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 321,316 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,108 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 260,600 +400 +4,800
CPS 321,316 +3,108 +9,992

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 260,600.

CPS employment in February 2018 for McAllen is at a new high of 321,316.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

McAllen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 260,600 400 321,316 3,108
January 2018 260,200 1,099 318,208 2,641
December 2017 259,100 -199 315,567 1,114
November 2017 259,300 300 314,453 96
October 2017 259,000 1,200 314,357 -207
September 2017 257,800 199 314,564 504
August 2017 257,600 -299 314,060 -120
July 2017 257,899 -200 314,180 628
June 2017 258,100 400 313,552 21
May 2017 257,700 400 313,531 420
April 2017 257,300 600 313,111 265
March 2017 256,700 900 312,846 1,522