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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,053,000 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,126,007 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 2,700 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 662 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,053,000 +2,700 +30,000
CPS 1,126,007 -662 +25,724

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 October 2017 is at a new high of 1,053,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,126,669 for San Antonio in September 2017. 662 jobs have been lost in San Antonio since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2017

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2017 1,053,000 2,700 1,126,007 -662
September 2017 1,050,300 2,500 1,126,669 10,064
August 2017 1,047,800 10,100 1,116,605 5,878
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