California Job Growth
There were 14,713,600 jobs in California in October 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 16,993,997 employed persons for the month. California added 39,800 jobs in October 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 12,966 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is California job growth compared to other states.
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California Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for California 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 in California
CES employment peaked in July 2007 for California at 15,213,500. Since then 499,900 jobs have been lost in California according to the employer survey. From a trough of 13,845,300 in February 2010, California has gained 868,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in California reached a maximum of 17,053,071 in June 2013. 59,074 jobs have been lost in California since then according to the household survey. From a August 2013 low of 16,934,716, California has added 59,281 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History