Modesto, California Job Growth
There were 181,700 jobs in Modesto, California in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,243 employed persons for the month. Modesto lost 1,200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 406 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Modesto 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.
Modesto, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Modesto 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 Modesto, California
CES employment for Modesto peaked in July 2022 at 184,300. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Modesto according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 230,720 for Modesto in February 2020. 2,477 jobs have been lost in Modesto since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 199,801, Modesto has added 28,442 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Modesto, California Employment History