Salinas, California Job Growth
There were 135,600 jobs in Salinas, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 204,455 employed persons for the month. Salinas lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,175 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salinas job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||December 2016||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 peaked in December 2015 at 136,500. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Salinas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 134,300 in July 2016, Salinas has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 206,785 for Salinas in December 2015. 2,330 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 204,402, Salinas has added 53 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salinas, California Employment History