Department of Numbers

San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,013,200 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,089,428 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 3,000 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,739 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,013,200 +3,000 +21,800
CPS 1,089,428 +2,739 +24,439

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 December 2016 is at a new high of 1,013,200.

CPS employment in December 2016 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,089,428.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 1,013,200 3,000 1,089,428 2,739
November 2016 1,010,200 4,800 1,086,689 4,009
October 2016 1,005,400 -600 1,082,680 -2,054
September 2016 1,006,000 5,700 1,084,734 2,962
August 2016 1,000,300 -600 1,081,772 1,310
July 2016 1,000,900 -500 1,080,462 -173
June 2016 1,001,400 -2,600 1,080,635 -244
May 2016 1,004,000 3,900 1,080,879 4,024
April 2016 1,000,100 1,300 1,076,855 -1,954
March 2016 998,800 -500 1,078,809 2,069
February 2016 999,300 500 1,076,740 6,736
January 2016 998,800 7,400 1,070,004 5,015