Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California Job Growth
There were 184,900 jobs in Santa Maria, California in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,716 employed persons for the month. Santa Maria added 300 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 170 (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 May 2018 is at a new high of 184,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 209,592 for Santa Maria in October 2017. 1,876 jobs have been lost in Santa Maria since then according to the household survey. From a April 2018 low of 207,546, Santa Maria has added 170 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Santa Maria, California Employment History