Department of Numbers

Salinas, California Job Growth

There were 140,000 jobs in Salinas, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 205,647 employed persons for the month. Salinas added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 409 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salinas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 140,000 +200 +1,800
CPS 205,647 -409 +239

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 140,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 206,898 for Salinas in March 2017. 1,251 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 201,663, Salinas has added 3,984 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Salinas, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 140,000 200 205,647 -409
October 2017 139,800 0 206,056 164
September 2017 139,800 1,300 205,892 4,229
August 2017 138,500 1,500 201,663 -462
July 2017 137,000 -500 202,125 -2,491
June 2017 137,500 -600 204,616 -170
May 2017 138,100 200 204,786 -309
April 2017 137,900 -900 205,095 -1,803
March 2017 138,800 500 206,898 259
February 2017 138,300 100 206,639 690
January 2017 138,200 0 205,949 -352
December 2016 138,200 0 206,301 893