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Salinas, California Job Growth

There were 148,100 jobs in Salinas, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 211,079 employed persons for the month. Salinas added 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 333 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salinas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 148,100 +200 +5,300
CPS 211,079 -333 +1,558

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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 148,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 212,665 for Salinas in March 2019. 1,586 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Salinas, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 148,100 200 211,079 -333
June 2019 147,900 1,100 211,412 -552
May 2019 146,800 100 211,964 -479
April 2019 146,700 500 212,443 -222
March 2019 146,200 500 212,665 284
February 2019 145,700 -500 212,381 682
January 2019 146,200 500 211,699 1,037
December 2018 145,700 800 210,662 55
November 2018 144,900 0 210,607 261
October 2018 144,900 1,500 210,346 475
September 2018 143,400 1,400 209,871 340
August 2018 142,000 -800 209,531 10