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San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California Job Growth

There were 1,102,100 jobs in San Jose, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,040,813 employed persons for the month. San Jose added 4,100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,317 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Jose job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,102,100 +4,100 +18,700
CPS 1,040,813 +7,317 +18,838

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

San Jose, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for San Jose in November 2017 is at a new high of 1,102,100.

CPS employment in November 2017 for San Jose is at a new high of 1,040,813.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

San Jose, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,102,100 4,100 1,040,813 7,317
October 2017 1,098,000 8,600 1,033,496 3,283
September 2017 1,089,400 -1,300 1,030,213 9,864
August 2017 1,090,700 -900 1,020,349 2,523
July 2017 1,091,600 6,300 1,017,826 1,717
June 2017 1,085,300 3,400 1,016,109 -202
May 2017 1,081,900 2,000 1,016,311 -467
April 2017 1,079,900 -900 1,016,778 -443
March 2017 1,080,800 2,800 1,017,221 1,451
February 2017 1,078,000 -5,400 1,015,770 -4,462
January 2017 1,083,400 -2,400 1,020,232 -3,668
December 2016 1,085,800 2,400 1,023,900 1,925