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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 363,700 jobs in Fresno, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 420,148 employed persons for the month. Fresno added 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 809 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 363,700 +400 +12,100
CPS 420,148 -809 +6,050

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 April 2019 at 363,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Fresno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 363,300 in June 2019, Fresno has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 423,896 for Fresno in March 2019. 3,748 jobs have been lost in Fresno since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 363,700 400 420,148 -809
June 2019 363,300 -100 420,957 -1,496
May 2019 363,400 -400 422,453 -897
April 2019 363,800 900 423,350 -546
March 2019 362,900 200 423,896 444
February 2019 362,700 1,500 423,452 1,538
January 2019 361,200 1,300 421,914 1,951
December 2018 359,900 1,200 419,963 -125
November 2018 358,700 2,100 420,088 364
October 2018 356,600 1,700 419,724 1,686
September 2018 354,900 1,300 418,038 2,048
August 2018 353,600 2,000 415,990 1,892