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Midland, Texas Job Growth

There were 106,900 jobs in Midland, Texas in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,154 employed persons for the month. Midland lost 300 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 102 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Midland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,900 -300 +5,000
CPS 100,154 -102 +3,484

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Midland, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Midland 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 Midland, Texas

CES employment for Midland peaked in July 2019 at 114,600. Since then 7,700 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,700 in July 2020, Midland has gained 16,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 106,588 for Midland in July 2019. 6,434 jobs have been lost in Midland since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 85,853, Midland has added 14,301 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Midland, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 106,900 -300 100,154 -102
June 2022 107,200 300 100,256 193
May 2022 106,900 1,300 100,063 186
April 2022 105,600 -200 99,877 176
March 2022 105,800 400 99,701 583
February 2022 105,400 800 99,118 410
January 2022 104,600 400 98,708 349
December 2021 104,200 200 98,359 -72
November 2021 104,000 600 98,431 32
October 2021 103,400 0 98,399 436
September 2021 103,400 700 97,963 611
August 2021 102,700 800 97,352 682