San Diego-Carlsbad, California Job Growth
There were 1,572,600 jobs in San Diego, California in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,539,320 employed persons for the month. San Diego added 1,400 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,013 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Diego 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.
San Diego, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Diego 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 San Diego, California
CES employment for San Diego peaked in June 2023 at 1,578,300. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in San Diego according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,571,200 in August 2023, San Diego has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,552,309 for San Diego in April 2023. 12,989 jobs have been lost in San Diego since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Diego, California Employment History