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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 375,300 jobs in Fresno, California in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 426,188 employed persons for the month. Fresno lost 400 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 375,300 -400 +12,600
CPS 426,188 -81 +18,233

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 July 2022 at 376,300. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Fresno according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 426,269 for Fresno in August 2022. 81 jobs have been lost in Fresno since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 375,300 -400 426,188 -81
August 2022 375,700 -600 426,269 781
July 2022 376,300 1,000 425,488 1,104
June 2022 375,300 1,700 424,384 548
May 2022 373,600 100 423,836 1,624
April 2022 373,500 800 422,212 2,460
March 2022 372,700 1,500 419,752 3,291
February 2022 371,200 1,600 416,461 3,253
January 2022 369,600 2,600 413,208 2,775
December 2021 367,000 1,700 410,433 -195
November 2021 365,300 1,300 410,628 461
October 2021 364,000 1,300 410,167 2,212