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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth

There were 283,200 jobs in McAllen, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 340,460 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 1,500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 760 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 283,200 +1,500 +14,000
CPS 340,460 +760 +12,679

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 283,200.

CPS employment in April 2022 for McAllen is at a new high of 340,460.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

McAllen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 283,200 1,500 340,460 760
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
September 2021 277,100 900 337,039 204
August 2021 276,200 -1,900 336,835 215
July 2021 278,100 7,600 336,620 7,697
June 2021 270,500 600 328,923 439
May 2021 269,900 700 328,484 703