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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 342,100 jobs in Fresno, California in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 406,267 employed persons for the month. Fresno lost 200 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 332 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 342,100 -200 +6,900
CPS 406,267 -332 +2,066

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fresno, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fresno 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 Fresno, California

CES employment for Fresno peaked in June 2017 at 342,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Fresno according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 407,946 for Fresno in May 2017. 1,679 jobs have been lost in Fresno since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 342,100 -200 406,267 -332
June 2017 342,300 1,000 406,599 -1,347
May 2017 341,300 -100 407,946 131
April 2017 341,400 1,000 407,815 -37
March 2017 340,400 400 407,852 145
February 2017 340,000 -600 407,707 221
January 2017 340,600 900 407,486 166
December 2016 339,700 -400 407,320 757
November 2016 340,100 800 406,563 1,150
October 2016 339,300 400 405,413 560
September 2016 338,900 1,500 404,853 158
August 2016 337,400 2,200 404,695 494