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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas Job Growth

There were 267,200 jobs in McAllen, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 329,305 employed persons for the month. McAllen added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,342 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare McAllen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 267,200 +400 +4,600
CPS 329,305 +2,342 +7,621

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 2019 is at a new high of 267,200.

CPS employment in February 2019 for McAllen is at a new high of 329,305.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

McAllen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 267,200 400 329,305 2,342
January 2019 266,800 900 326,963 2,278
December 2018 265,900 -100 324,685 1,075
November 2018 266,000 400 323,610 442
October 2018 265,600 -200 323,168 721
September 2018 265,800 300 322,447 -181
August 2018 265,500 300 322,628 -516
July 2018 265,200 1,300 323,144 55
June 2018 263,900 300 323,089 -1,007
May 2018 263,600 700 324,096 525
April 2018 262,900 -700 323,571 107
March 2018 263,600 1,000 323,464 1,780