Odessa, Texas Job Growth
There were 68,200 jobs in Odessa, Texas in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,509 employed persons for the month. Odessa added 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 316 (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 April 2019 at 84,700. Since then 16,500 jobs have been lost in Odessa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,800 in July 2020, Odessa has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 86,278 for Odessa in July 2019. 14,769 jobs have been lost in Odessa since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 68,601, Odessa has added 2,908 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Odessa, Texas Employment History