Department of Numbers

Midland, Texas Job Growth

There were 110,300 jobs in Midland, Texas in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 105,392 employed persons for the month. Midland lost 0 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 255 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Midland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,300 0 +4,000
CPS 105,392 -255 +4,099

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 2,100 jobs have been lost in Midland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 110,300 in March 2019, Midland has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 105,765 for Midland in February 2019. 373 jobs have been lost in Midland since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Midland, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 110,300 0 105,392 -255
March 2019 110,300 -500 105,647 -118
February 2019 110,800 -1,200 105,765 75
January 2019 112,000 -400 105,690 387
December 2018 112,400 1,300 105,303 -74
November 2018 111,100 -400 105,377 14
October 2018 111,500 800 105,363 382
September 2018 110,700 500 104,981 561
August 2018 110,200 400 104,420 677
July 2018 109,800 1,500 103,743 748
June 2018 108,300 700 102,995 786
May 2018 107,600 1,300 102,209 916