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Merced, California Job Growth

There were 73,900 jobs in Merced, California in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,655 employed persons for the month. Merced added 2,000 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 543 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 73,900 +2,000 +3,900
CPS 108,655 +543 +5,478

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 July 2022 is at a new high of 73,900.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Merced is at a new high of 108,655.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Merced, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 73,900 2,000 108,655 543
June 2022 71,900 400 108,112 104
May 2022 71,500 0 108,008 383
April 2022 71,500 0 107,625 546
March 2022 71,500 300 107,079 774
February 2022 71,200 500 106,305 570
January 2022 70,700 600 105,735 596
December 2021 70,100 100 105,139 -61
November 2021 70,000 400 105,200 94
October 2021 69,600 -200 105,106 533
September 2021 69,800 0 104,573 684
August 2021 69,800 -200 103,889 712