Bakersfield, California Job Growth
There were 264,500 jobs in Bakersfield, California in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 359,755 employed persons for the month. Bakersfield added 800 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 890 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bakersfield job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Bakersfield, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield, California
CES employment for Bakersfield in November 2016 is at a new high of 264,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 360,085 for Bakersfield in February 2016. 330 jobs have been lost in Bakersfield since then according to the household survey. From a June 2016 low of 353,072, Bakersfield has added 6,683 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bakersfield, California Employment History