San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California Job Growth
There were 121,900 jobs in San Luis Obispo, California in April 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 134,619 employed persons for the month. San Luis Obispo lost 100 jobs in April 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 34 (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 March 2023 at 122,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 136,745 for San Luis Obispo in February 2020. 2,126 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 109,589, San Luis Obispo has added 25,030 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Luis Obispo, California Employment History