Department of Numbers

Midland, Texas Job Growth

There were 112,100 jobs in Midland, Texas in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,750 employed persons for the month. Midland lost 300 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,471 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Midland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,100 -300 +9,700
CPS 104,750 +6,471 +11,522

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 December 2018 at 112,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in January 2019 for Midland is at a new high of 104,750.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Midland, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 112,100 -300 104,750 6,471
December 2018 112,400 1,300 98,279 576
November 2018 111,100 -400 97,703 -342
October 2018 111,500 800 98,045 -67
September 2018 110,700 500 98,112 -205
August 2018 110,200 400 98,317 232
July 2018 109,800 1,500 98,085 428
June 2018 108,300 700 97,657 597
May 2018 107,600 1,300 97,060 676
April 2018 106,300 1,100 96,384 1,152
March 2018 105,200 1,400 95,232 1,050
February 2018 103,800 1,400 94,182 954