Odessa, Texas Job Growth
There were 76,200 jobs in Odessa, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 78,422 employed persons for the month. Odessa added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 365 (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 December 2014 at 81,300. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Odessa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,100 in June 2016, Odessa has gained 7,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 81,645 for Odessa in November 2014. 3,223 jobs have been lost in Odessa since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 70,507, Odessa has added 7,915 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Odessa, Texas Employment History