San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California Job Growth
There were 117,500 jobs in San Luis Obispo, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 133,086 employed persons for the month. San Luis Obispo lost 1,400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 13 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo, California
CES employment for San Luis Obispo peaked in August 2019 at 121,200. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 96,700 in April 2020, San Luis Obispo has gained 20,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 136,458 for San Luis Obispo in February 2020. 3,372 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 109,173, San Luis Obispo has added 23,913 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Luis Obispo, California Employment History