Department of Numbers

Salinas, California Job Growth

There were 138,500 jobs in Salinas, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 208,074 employed persons for the month. Salinas added 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,435 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salinas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 138,500 +200 +2,900
CPS 208,074 +1,435 +4,778

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

Salinas, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Salinas in March 2017 is at a new high of 138,500.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Salinas is at a new high of 208,074.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Salinas, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 138,500 200 208,074 1,435
February 2017 138,300 100 206,639 690
January 2017 138,200 0 205,949 -352
December 2016 138,200 0 206,301 893
November 2016 138,200 600 205,408 973
October 2016 137,600 1,600 204,435 659
September 2016 136,000 200 203,776 401
August 2016 135,800 -600 203,375 210
July 2016 136,400 300 203,165 104
June 2016 136,100 -100 203,061 -418
May 2016 136,200 100 203,479 -333
April 2016 136,100 500 203,812 516