Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California Job Growth
There were 189,700 jobs in Santa Maria, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 209,612 employed persons for the month. Santa Maria added 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 264 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Maria 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.
Santa Maria, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria, California
CES employment for Santa Maria in July 2019 is at a new high of 189,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 211,493 for Santa Maria in March 2019. 1,881 jobs have been lost in Santa Maria since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Santa Maria, California Employment History