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Tyler, Texas Job Growth

There were 97,500 jobs in Tyler, Texas in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 86,522 employed persons for the month. Tyler lost 8,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 13,820 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tyler job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 97,500 -8,900 -9,500
CPS 86,522 -13,820 -17,086

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 December 2019 at 107,100. Since then 9,600 jobs have been lost in Tyler according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,983 for Tyler in December 2019. 17,461 jobs have been lost in Tyler since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Tyler, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 97,500 -8,900 86,522 -13,820
March 2020 106,400 -600 100,342 -3,634
February 2020 107,000 300 103,976 193
January 2020 106,700 -400 103,783 -200
December 2019 107,100 200 103,983 133
November 2019 106,900 500 103,850 162
October 2019 106,400 300 103,688 177
September 2019 106,100 -100 103,511 166
August 2019 106,200 0 103,345 83
July 2019 106,200 100 103,262 -46
June 2019 106,100 100 103,308 -140
May 2019 106,000 -1,000 103,448 -160