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Modesto, California Job Growth

There were 175,900 jobs in Modesto, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 227,035 employed persons for the month. Modesto added 500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 507 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Modesto job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 175,900 +500 +5,800
CPS 227,035 +507 +4,746

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

Modesto, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Modesto in March 2017 is at a new high of 175,900.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Modesto is at a new high of 227,035.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Modesto, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 175,900 500 227,035 507
February 2017 175,400 900 226,528 65
January 2017 174,500 400 226,463 122
December 2016 174,100 200 226,341 258
November 2016 173,900 100 226,083 745
October 2016 173,800 1,200 225,338 1,036
September 2016 172,600 400 224,302 152
August 2016 172,200 -700 224,150 -13
July 2016 172,900 1,300 224,163 637
June 2016 171,600 -200 223,526 361
May 2016 171,800 900 223,165 308
April 2016 170,900 800 222,857 568