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Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, California Job Growth

There were 1,020,900 jobs in Sacramento, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,058,150 employed persons for the month. Sacramento added 3,600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,318 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sacramento job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,020,900 +3,600 +19,700
CPS 1,058,150 -2,318 +2,002

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Sacramento, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sacramento 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 Sacramento, California

CES employment for Sacramento in July 2019 is at a new high of 1,020,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,071,593 for Sacramento in February 2019. 13,443 jobs have been lost in Sacramento since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Sacramento, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,020,900 3,600 1,058,150 -2,318
June 2019 1,017,300 -1,400 1,060,468 -4,728
May 2019 1,018,700 -800 1,065,196 -3,098
April 2019 1,019,500 900 1,068,294 -3,133
March 2019 1,018,600 1,400 1,071,427 -166
February 2019 1,017,200 1,300 1,071,593 2,529
January 2019 1,015,900 2,200 1,069,064 2,744
December 2018 1,013,700 4,000 1,066,320 -268
November 2018 1,009,700 3,000 1,066,588 488
October 2018 1,006,700 2,000 1,066,100 2,746
September 2018 1,004,700 1,000 1,063,354 3,537
August 2018 1,003,700 2,500 1,059,817 3,669