Odessa, Texas Job Growth
There were 81,900 jobs in Odessa, Texas in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,784 employed persons for the month. Odessa added 300 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 148 (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 84,300. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Odessa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,700 in September 2020, Odessa has gained 15,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 85,609 for Odessa in July 2019. 1,825 jobs have been lost in Odessa since then according to the household survey. From a July 2020 low of 68,799, Odessa has added 14,985 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Odessa, Texas Employment History