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San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, California Job Growth

There were 2,505,800 jobs in San Francisco, California in June 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,534,033 employed persons for the month. San Francisco added 6,800 jobs in June 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 5,516 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Francisco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey June 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,505,800 +6,800 +62,900
CPS 2,534,033 -5,516 +25,578

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

San Francisco, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Francisco 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 Francisco, California

CES employment for San Francisco in June 2019 is at a new high of 2,505,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 2,549,698 for San Francisco in February 2019. 15,665 jobs have been lost in San Francisco since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2019

San Francisco, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2019 2,505,800 6,800 2,534,033 -5,516
May 2019 2,499,000 5,600 2,539,549 -4,192
April 2019 2,493,400 5,400 2,543,741 -5,465
March 2019 2,488,000 7,000 2,549,206 -492
February 2019 2,481,000 9,500 2,549,698 4,729
January 2019 2,471,500 4,500 2,544,969 6,774
December 2018 2,467,000 8,200 2,538,195 -543
November 2018 2,458,800 7,700 2,538,738 1,347
October 2018 2,451,100 300 2,537,391 6,470
September 2018 2,450,800 2,400 2,530,921 7,951
August 2018 2,448,400 6,400 2,522,970 7,666
July 2018 2,442,000 -900 2,515,304 6,849