California Job Growth
There were 17,966,400 jobs in California in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 18,503,355 employed persons for the month. California added 96,700 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 21,259 (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 in January 2023 for California is at a new high of 17,966,400.
CPS employment in California reached a maximum of 18,754,316 in January 2020. 250,961 jobs have been lost in California since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 15,646,706, California has added 2,856,649 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History