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

There were 989,300 jobs in Sacramento, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,053,842 employed persons for the month. Sacramento added 2,700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,782 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sacramento job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 989,300 +2,700 +11,600
CPS 1,053,842 +6,782 +11,397

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 989,300.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Sacramento is at a new high of 1,053,842.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Sacramento, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 989,300 2,700 1,053,842 6,782
September 2018 986,600 -2,600 1,047,060 5,584
August 2018 989,200 3,100 1,041,476 333
July 2018 986,100 3,800 1,041,143 4,798
June 2018 982,300 -900 1,036,345 -838
May 2018 983,200 -300 1,037,183 -1,035
April 2018 983,500 3,000 1,038,218 -4,920
March 2018 980,500 -1,800 1,043,138 -3,002
February 2018 982,300 -2,700 1,046,140 1,646
January 2018 985,000 4,200 1,044,494 -1,299
December 2017 980,800 400 1,045,793 1,767
November 2017 980,400 2,700 1,044,026 1,581