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Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, California Job Growth

There were 968,200 jobs in Sacramento, California in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,022,425 employed persons for the month. Sacramento added 5,400 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,232 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sacramento job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 968,200 +5,400 +14,500
CPS 1,022,425 +2,232 +2,767

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

Sacramento, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Sacramento in July 2017 is at a new high of 968,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,023,968 for Sacramento in December 2016. 1,543 jobs have been lost in Sacramento since then according to the household survey. From a April 2017 low of 1,016,986, Sacramento has added 5,439 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Sacramento, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 968,200 5,400 1,022,425 2,232
June 2017 962,800 2,800 1,020,193 2,010
May 2017 960,000 1,300 1,018,183 1,197
April 2017 958,700 2,300 1,016,986 -357
March 2017 956,400 -400 1,017,343 139
February 2017 956,800 200 1,017,204 -1,043
January 2017 956,600 -2,500 1,018,247 -5,721
December 2016 959,100 300 1,023,968 1,182
November 2016 958,800 3,300 1,022,786 1,085
October 2016 955,500 -3,800 1,021,701 304
September 2016 959,300 2,900 1,021,397 304
August 2016 956,400 2,700 1,021,093 1,435