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Tyler, Texas Job Growth

There were 105,100 jobs in Tyler, Texas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,851 employed persons for the month. Tyler added 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tyler job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 105,100 +600 -1,800
CPS 100,851 -8 -2,999

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Tyler according to the employer survey. From a trough of 98,700 in April 2020, Tyler has gained 6,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,983 for Tyler in December 2019. 3,132 jobs have been lost in Tyler since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 87,482, Tyler has added 13,369 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Tyler, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 105,100 600 100,851 -8
October 2020 104,500 600 100,859 118
September 2020 103,900 300 100,741 -2,817
August 2020 103,600 1,600 103,558 6,036
July 2020 102,000 200 97,522 158
June 2020 101,800 700 97,364 5,537
May 2020 101,100 2,400 91,827 4,345
April 2020 98,700 -7,700 87,482 -12,860
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