Salinas, California Job Growth
There were 141,600 jobs in Salinas, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 206,088 employed persons for the month. Salinas lost 600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 436 (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 January 2018 at 142,200. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Salinas according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 206,898 for Salinas in March 2017. 810 jobs have been lost in Salinas since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 201,663, Salinas has added 4,425 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salinas, California Employment History