Salinas, California Job Growth
There were 130,400 jobs in Salinas, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 197,630 employed persons for the month. Salinas lost 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 513 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salinas 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.
Salinas, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Salinas 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 Salinas, California
CES employment for Salinas peaked in February 2020 at 145,800. Since then 15,400 jobs have been lost in Salinas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,800 in April 2020, Salinas has gained 12,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 210,802 for Salinas in December 2019. 13,172 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 159,231, Salinas has added 38,399 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salinas, California Employment History