Bakersfield, California Job Growth
There were 273,200 jobs in Bakersfield, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 359,136 employed persons for the month. Bakersfield lost 1,300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 695 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bakersfield job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Bakersfield, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield, California
CES employment for Bakersfield peaked in June 2019 at 274,500. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Bakersfield according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 361,945 for Bakersfield in March 2019. 2,809 jobs have been lost in Bakersfield since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bakersfield, California Employment History