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Madera, California Job Growth

There were 38,800 jobs in Madera, California in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,397 employed persons for the month. Madera added 100 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 167 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Madera job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,800 +100 +2,600
CPS 56,397 +167 +4,161

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Madera, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Madera 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 Madera, California

CES employment for Madera peaked in February 2020 at 40,800. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Madera according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,100 in April 2020, Madera has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,542 for Madera in January 2008. 3,145 jobs have been lost in Madera since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 50,413, Madera has added 5,984 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Madera, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 38,800 100 56,397 167
April 2021 38,700 100 56,230 -110
March 2021 38,600 500 56,340 73
February 2021 38,100 -200 56,267 16
January 2021 38,300 -300 56,251 111
December 2020 38,600 100 56,140 202
November 2020 38,500 -300 55,938 313
October 2020 38,800 600 55,625 375
September 2020 38,200 -200 55,250 448
August 2020 38,400 200 54,802 561
July 2020 38,200 400 54,241 802
June 2020 37,800 1,600 53,439 1,203