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

There were 955,400 jobs in Sacramento, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,028,666 employed persons for the month. Sacramento added 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,412 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sacramento job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 955,400 +600 +29,200
CPS 1,028,666 -4,412 +25,827

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 December 2016 is at a new high of 955,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,033,078 for Sacramento in November 2016. 4,412 jobs have been lost in Sacramento since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Sacramento, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 955,400 600 1,028,666 -4,412
November 2016 954,800 4,200 1,033,078 2,197
October 2016 950,600 -1,500 1,030,881 3,107
September 2016 952,100 8,800 1,027,774 8,001
August 2016 943,300 3,000 1,019,773 4,490
July 2016 940,300 5,600 1,015,283 5,710
June 2016 934,700 2,700 1,009,573 3,651
May 2016 932,000 1,700 1,005,922 625
April 2016 930,300 -1,500 1,005,297 -1,654
March 2016 931,800 800 1,006,951 1,360
February 2016 931,000 1,300 1,005,591 2,423
January 2016 929,700 3,500 1,003,168 329