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Tyler, Texas Job Growth

There were 106,100 jobs in Tyler, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 103,111 employed persons for the month. Tyler lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 90 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tyler job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,100 0 -3,100
CPS 103,111 -90 -865

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Tyler, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tyler 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 Tyler, Texas

CES employment for Tyler peaked in February 2020 at 109,200. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Tyler according to the employer survey. From a trough of 98,100 in April 2020, Tyler has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,983 for Tyler in December 2019. 872 jobs have been lost in Tyler since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 87,482, Tyler has added 15,629 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Tyler, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 106,100 0 103,111 -90
January 2021 106,100 500 103,201 1,402
December 2020 105,600 500 101,799 976
November 2020 105,100 100 100,823 -36
October 2020 105,000 500 100,859 118
September 2020 104,500 800 100,741 -2,817
August 2020 103,700 1,100 103,558 6,036
July 2020 102,600 -900 97,522 158
June 2020 103,500 2,300 97,364 5,537
May 2020 101,200 3,100 91,827 4,345
April 2020 98,100 -10,900 87,482 -12,860
March 2020 109,000 -200 100,342 -3,634