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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth

There were 276,800 jobs in McAllen, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 338,880 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,032 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 276,800 +500 +14,000
CPS 338,880 +1,032 +18,211

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 November 2021 is at a new high of 276,800.

CPS employment in November 2021 for McAllen is at a new high of 338,880.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

McAllen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 276,800 500 338,880 1,032
October 2021 276,300 1,200 337,848 1,117
September 2021 275,100 1,600 336,731 1,455
August 2021 273,500 2,100 335,276 1,188
July 2021 271,400 4,300 334,088 11,193
June 2021 267,100 2,900 322,895 704
May 2021 264,200 -400 322,191 476
April 2021 264,600 400 321,715 247
March 2021 264,200 1,900 321,468 319
February 2021 262,300 -100 321,149 -126
January 2021 262,400 -400 321,275 127
December 2020 262,800 0 321,148 479