California Job Growth
There were 17,236,600 jobs in California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 18,636,700 employed persons for the month. California added 36,400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 54,641 (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 October 2018 for California is at a new high of 17,236,600.
CPS employment in California for October 2018 is at a new high of 18,636,700.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History