Modesto, California Job Growth
There were 179,100 jobs in Modesto, California in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 229,923 employed persons for the month. Modesto added 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 132 (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 December 2018 at 179,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Modesto according to the employer survey. From a trough of 178,800 in January 2019, Modesto has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 231,230 for Modesto in December 2018. 1,307 jobs have been lost in Modesto since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Modesto, California Employment History