California Job Growth
There were 17,045,800 jobs in California in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 18,552,182 employed persons for the month. California lost 7,200 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,383 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is California job growth compared to other states.
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California Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for California 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 in California
CES employment peaked in February 2018 for California at 17,053,000. Since then 7,200 jobs have been lost in California according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in California for March 2018 is at a new high of 18,552,182.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History