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Redding, California Job Growth

There were 66,700 jobs in Redding, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,449 employed persons for the month. Redding lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 16 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,700 -100 +2,299
CPS 70,449 -16 +1,323

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

Redding, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Redding peaked in September 2006 at 67,600. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,900 in May 2011, Redding has gained 8,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,414 for Redding in October 2006. 6,965 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,410, Redding has added 6,039 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 66,700 -100 70,449 -16
February 2017 66,800 500 70,465 288
January 2017 66,300 500 70,177 -20
December 2016 65,800 -400 70,197 33
November 2016 66,200 300 70,164 156
October 2016 65,900 499 70,008 211
September 2016 65,400 100 69,797 120
August 2016 65,300 0 69,677 71
July 2016 65,300 200 69,606 109
June 2016 65,099 99 69,497 117
May 2016 65,000 -200 69,380 104
April 2016 65,200 799 69,276 150