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San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, California Job Growth

There were 2,406,900 jobs in San Francisco, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,506,976 employed persons for the month. San Francisco added 15,000 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 13,608 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Francisco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,406,900 +15,000 +41,800
CPS 2,506,976 +13,608 +39,436

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

San Francisco, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Francisco 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 San Francisco, California

CES employment for San Francisco in November 2017 is at a new high of 2,406,900.

CPS employment in November 2017 for San Francisco is at a new high of 2,506,976.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

San Francisco, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 2,406,900 15,000 2,506,976 13,608
October 2017 2,391,900 1,000 2,493,368 2,181
September 2017 2,390,900 -400 2,491,187 24,731
August 2017 2,391,300 -1,600 2,466,456 4,954
July 2017 2,392,900 10,200 2,461,502 6,986
June 2017 2,382,700 1,900 2,454,516 440
May 2017 2,380,800 -2,700 2,454,076 -3,374
April 2017 2,383,500 -400 2,457,450 -1,144
March 2017 2,383,900 10,000 2,458,594 2,835
February 2017 2,373,900 1,600 2,455,759 -6,629
January 2017 2,372,300 1,000 2,462,388 -8,504
December 2016 2,371,300 6,200 2,470,892 3,352