Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 68,700 jobs in Redding, California in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,357 employed persons for the month. Redding added 600 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 390 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,700 +600 +3,400
CPS 71,357 +390 +1,680

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 in August 2017 is at a new high of 68,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,414 for Redding in October 2006. 6,057 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,410, Redding has added 6,947 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 68,700 600 71,357 390
July 2017 68,100 800 70,967 419
June 2017 67,300 0 70,548 -39
May 2017 67,300 -100 70,587 -65
April 2017 67,400 400 70,652 102
March 2017 67,000 200 70,550 85
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