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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 351,500 jobs in Fresno, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 417,445 employed persons for the month. Fresno added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,198 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 351,500 +100 +10,600
CPS 417,445 +1,198 +9,738

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fresno, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fresno 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 Fresno, California

CES employment for Fresno in February 2018 is at a new high of 351,500.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Fresno is at a new high of 417,445.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 351,500 100 417,445 1,198
January 2018 351,400 1,100 416,247 810
December 2017 350,300 0 415,437 2,622
November 2017 350,300 1,400 412,815 2,688
October 2017 348,900 3,500 410,127 2,039
September 2017 345,400 200 408,088 2,838
August 2017 345,200 1,500 405,250 -731
July 2017 343,700 100 405,981 -618
June 2017 343,600 400 406,599 -1,347
May 2017 343,200 600 407,946 131
April 2017 342,600 900 407,815 -37
March 2017 341,700 800 407,852 145