San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California Job Growth
There were 2,006,300 jobs in San Francisco, California in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,186,150 employed persons for the month. San Francisco added 3,700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,300 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Francisco job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in December 2000 at 2,158,400. Since then 152,100 jobs have been lost in San Francisco according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,877,700 in August 2010, San Francisco has gained 128,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 2,231,317 for San Francisco in January 2001. 45,167 jobs have been lost in San Francisco since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 2,012,209, San Francisco has added 173,941 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Francisco, California Employment History