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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,045,500 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,114,910 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 7,800 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,183 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,045,500 +7,800 +25,000
CPS 1,114,910 +4,183 +16,566

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

San Antonio, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Antonio 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 Antonio, Texas

CES employment for San Antonio in August 2017 is at a new high of 1,045,500.

CPS employment in August 2017 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,114,910.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 1,045,500 7,800 1,114,910 4,183
July 2017 1,037,700 2,299 1,110,727 1,862
June 2017 1,035,400 2,700 1,108,865 -524
May 2017 1,032,700 -2,000 1,109,389 -879
April 2017 1,034,700 2,900 1,110,268 3,119
March 2017 1,031,800 700 1,107,149 2,512
February 2017 1,031,099 0 1,104,637 2,469
January 2017 1,031,099 1,599 1,102,168 -1,141
December 2016 1,029,500 2,800 1,103,309 1,915
November 2016 1,026,700 3,700 1,101,394 1,111
October 2016 1,023,000 -1,099 1,100,283 289
September 2016 1,024,099 3,599 1,099,994 1,650