San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California Job Growth
There were 1,113,100 jobs in San Jose, California in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,014,173 employed persons for the month. San Jose lost 700 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,090 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Jose 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 Jose, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Jose 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 Jose, California
CES employment for San Jose peaked in February 2020 at 1,166,700. Since then 53,600 jobs have been lost in San Jose according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,013,100 in April 2020, San Jose has gained 100,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,059,503 for San Jose in February 2020. 45,330 jobs have been lost in San Jose since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 915,505, San Jose has added 98,668 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Jose, California Employment History