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

There were 978,700 jobs in Sacramento, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,042,777 employed persons for the month. Sacramento added 2,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,326 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sacramento job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 978,700 +2,200 +19,900
CPS 1,042,777 +4,326 +19,991

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 978,700.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Sacramento is at a new high of 1,042,777.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Sacramento, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 978,700 2,200 1,042,777 4,326
October 2017 976,500 5,500 1,038,451 4,063
September 2017 971,000 1,000 1,034,388 9,130
August 2017 970,000 1,000 1,025,258 1,433
July 2017 969,000 6,200 1,023,825 3,632
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