Bakersfield, California Job Growth
There were 290,000 jobs in Bakersfield, California in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 362,730 employed persons for the month. Bakersfield lost 0 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,085 (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 in December 2022 is at a new high of 290,000.
CPS employment in January 2023 for Bakersfield is at a new high of 362,730.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bakersfield, California Employment History