San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California Job Growth
There were 106,100 jobs in San Luis Obispo, California in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,299 employed persons for the month. San Luis Obispo added 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 419 (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 120,900. Since then 14,800 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 98,000 in April 2020, San Luis Obispo has gained 8,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 136,259 for San Luis Obispo in December 2018. 13,960 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 110,377, San Luis Obispo has added 11,922 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Luis Obispo, California Employment History