Merced, California Job Growth
There were 71,700 jobs in Merced, California in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 107,075 employed persons for the month. Merced added 500 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 770 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Merced, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Merced 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 Merced, California
CES employment for Merced in March 2022 is at a new high of 71,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 107,249 for Merced in January 2020. 174 jobs have been lost in Merced since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 95,758, Merced has added 11,317 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Merced, California Employment History