Odessa, Texas Job Growth
There were 82,900 jobs in Odessa, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,618 employed persons for the month. Odessa lost 400 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Odessa 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.
Odessa, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Odessa 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 Odessa, Texas
CES employment for Odessa peaked in July 2019 at 83,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Odessa according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,740 for Odessa in March 2019. 122 jobs have been lost in Odessa since then according to the household survey. From a June 2019 low of 84,569, Odessa has added 49 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Odessa, Texas Employment History