Department of Numbers

Modesto, California Job Growth

There were 177,900 jobs in Modesto, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 230,709 employed persons for the month. Modesto added 900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,343 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Modesto job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 177,900 +900 +4,000
CPS 230,709 +1,343 +4,626

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 177,900.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Modesto is at a new high of 230,709.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Modesto, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 177,900 900 230,709 1,343
October 2017 177,000 1,600 229,366 523
September 2017 175,400 -2,200 228,843 827
August 2017 177,600 -100 228,016 263
July 2017 177,700 900 227,753 216
June 2017 176,800 -200 227,537 529
May 2017 177,000 1,700 227,008 919
April 2017 175,300 0 226,089 -505
March 2017 175,300 -100 226,594 66
February 2017 175,400 900 226,528 65
January 2017 174,500 400 226,463 122
December 2016 174,100 200 226,341 258