Fresno, California Job Growth
There were 343,400 jobs in Fresno, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 406,139 employed persons for the month. Fresno lost 3,000 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 445 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 370,000. Since then 26,600 jobs have been lost in Fresno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 327,000 in April 2020, Fresno has gained 16,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 423,615 for Fresno in December 2019. 17,476 jobs have been lost in Fresno since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 373,052, Fresno has added 33,087 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fresno, California Employment History