San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California Job Growth
There were 102,300 jobs in San Luis Obispo, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,556 employed persons for the month. San Luis Obispo lost 19,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 19,874 (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 February 2020 at 121,700. Since then 19,400 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 137,872 for San Luis Obispo in December 2019. 22,316 jobs have been lost in San Luis Obispo since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Luis Obispo, California Employment History