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Fresno, California Job Growth

There were 373,700 jobs in Fresno, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 422,191 employed persons for the month. Fresno added 1,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,439 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fresno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 373,700 +1,000 +22,000
CPS 422,191 +2,439 +25,666

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 373,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 423,835 for Fresno in February 2020. 1,644 jobs have been lost in Fresno since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 366,211, Fresno has added 55,980 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Fresno, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 373,700 1,000 422,191 2,439
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
September 2021 362,700 -500 407,955 2,755
August 2021 363,200 100 405,200 2,827
July 2021 363,100 7,000 402,373 2,458
June 2021 356,100 1,600 399,915 1,793
May 2021 354,500 2,800 398,122 1,597