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San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, California Job Growth

There were 2,520,200 jobs in San Francisco, California in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,559,692 employed persons for the month. San Francisco added 100 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,846 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Francisco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,520,200 +100 +53,200
CPS 2,559,692 +4,846 +21,497

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 December 2019 is at a new high of 2,520,200.

CPS employment in December 2019 for San Francisco is at a new high of 2,559,692.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

San Francisco, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 2,520,200 100 2,559,692 4,846
November 2019 2,520,100 3,200 2,554,846 5,851
October 2019 2,516,900 3,600 2,548,995 7,476
September 2019 2,513,300 1,300 2,541,519 6,868
August 2019 2,512,000 2,900 2,534,651 2,044
July 2019 2,509,100 2,600 2,532,607 -1,680
June 2019 2,506,500 7,500 2,534,287 -5,262
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