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Madera, California Job Growth

There were 36,100 jobs in Madera, California in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,735 employed persons for the month. Madera added 200 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 152 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Madera job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 36,100 +200 -2,900
CPS 52,735 -152 -4,795

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 November 2019 at 39,900. Since then 3,800 jobs have been lost in Madera according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,900 in April 2020, Madera has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,458 for Madera in January 2008. 6,723 jobs have been lost in Madera since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 50,941, Madera has added 1,794 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Madera, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 36,100 200 52,735 -152
April 2020 35,900 -4,000 52,887 -5,006
March 2020 39,900 300 57,893 -79
February 2020 39,600 100 57,972 15
January 2020 39,500 -300 57,957 -104
December 2019 39,800 -100 58,061 93
November 2019 39,900 200 57,968 94
October 2019 39,700 200 57,874 89
September 2019 39,500 100 57,785 72
August 2019 39,400 300 57,713 57
July 2019 39,100 -100 57,656 61
June 2019 39,200 200 57,595 65