San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, California Job Growth
There were 2,527,900 jobs in San Francisco, California in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,453,087 employed persons for the month. San Francisco added 3,100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,908 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Francisco 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 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 peaked in June 2023 at 2,533,900. Since then 6,000 jobs have been lost in San Francisco according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,524,800 in September 2023, San Francisco has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 2,544,182 for San Francisco in February 2020. 91,095 jobs have been lost in San Francisco since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 2,112,335, San Francisco has added 340,752 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Francisco, California Employment History