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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 358,100 jobs in Fresno, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 423,113 employed persons for the month. Fresno added 1,200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,605 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 358,100 +1,200 +9,200
CPS 423,113 +3,605 +7,976

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 358,100.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Fresno is at a new high of 423,113.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 358,100 1,200 423,113 3,605
September 2018 356,900 1,000 419,508 1,635
August 2018 355,900 300 417,873 -987
July 2018 355,600 3,100 418,860 2,293
June 2018 352,500 100 416,567 -531
May 2018 352,400 200 417,098 229
April 2018 352,200 1,600 416,869 -578
March 2018 350,600 -1,100 417,447 -1,231
February 2018 351,700 300 418,678 982
January 2018 351,400 1,100 417,696 75
December 2017 350,300 0 417,621 1,059
November 2017 350,300 1,400 416,562 1,425