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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,032,700 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,107,616 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 1,600 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,979 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,032,700 +1,600 +23,000
CPS 1,107,616 +2,979 +21,185

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 March 2017 is at a new high of 1,032,700.

CPS employment in March 2017 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,107,616.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,032,700 1,600 1,107,616 2,979
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
August 2016 1,020,500 2,600 1,098,344 3,429
July 2016 1,017,900 6,400 1,094,915 3,911
June 2016 1,011,500 -700 1,091,004 2,788
May 2016 1,012,200 1,400 1,088,216 1,109
April 2016 1,010,800 1,100 1,087,107 676