Midland, Texas Job Growth
There were 96,000 jobs in Midland, Texas in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,682 employed persons for the month. Midland added 300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 638 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Midland job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 114,700. Since then 18,700 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,900 in July 2020, Midland has gained 6,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 107,817 for Midland in July 2019. 17,135 jobs have been lost in Midland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 85,198, Midland has added 5,484 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Midland, Texas Employment History