Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California Job Growth
There were 188,100 jobs in Santa Maria, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 213,715 employed persons for the month. Santa Maria added 1,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 237 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Maria 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.
Santa Maria, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria, California
CES employment for Santa Maria in December 2016 is at a new high of 188,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 213,952 for Santa Maria in November 2016. 237 jobs have been lost in Santa Maria since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Santa Maria, California Employment History