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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,080,400 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,165,330 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 3,100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 439 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,080,400 +3,100 +22,400
CPS 1,165,330 -439 +14,684

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

San Antonio, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for San Antonio 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 Antonio, Texas

CES employment for San Antonio in July 2019 is at a new high of 1,080,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,166,051 for San Antonio in May 2019. 721 jobs have been lost in San Antonio since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,080,400 3,100 1,165,330 -439
June 2019 1,077,300 4,200 1,165,769 -282
May 2019 1,073,100 -900 1,166,051 501
April 2019 1,074,000 2,000 1,165,550 1,927
March 2019 1,072,000 2,900 1,163,623 2,748
February 2019 1,069,100 1,100 1,160,875 2,933
January 2019 1,068,000 3,600 1,157,942 2,115
December 2018 1,064,400 -100 1,155,827 -58
November 2018 1,064,500 2,800 1,155,885 475
October 2018 1,061,700 2,300 1,155,410 1,588
September 2018 1,059,400 -200 1,153,822 1,757
August 2018 1,059,600 1,600 1,152,065 1,419