Salinas, California Job Growth
There were 141,200 jobs in Salinas, California in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,475 employed persons for the month. Salinas added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 171 (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 146,400. Since then 5,200 jobs have been lost in Salinas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,700 in April 2020, Salinas has gained 23,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 208,696 for Salinas in January 2020. 8,221 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 173,176, Salinas has added 27,299 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salinas, California Employment History