California Job Growth
There were 15,365,500 jobs in California in March 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 17,155,846 employed persons for the month. California added 11,800 jobs in March 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 43,316 (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 15,449,800. Since then 84,300 jobs have been lost in California according to the employer survey. From a trough of 14,121,000 in February 2010, California has gained 1,244,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in California for March 2014 is at a new high of 17,155,846.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History