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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,069,400 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,164,909 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 1,400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,388 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,069,400 +1,400 +20,400
CPS 1,164,909 +6,388 +18,355

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 1,069,400.

CPS employment in February 2019 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,164,909.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 1,069,400 1,400 1,164,909 6,388
January 2019 1,068,000 3,600 1,158,521 7,925
December 2018 1,064,400 -100 1,150,596 2,783
November 2018 1,064,500 2,800 1,147,813 5,201
October 2018 1,061,700 2,300 1,142,612 2,779
September 2018 1,059,400 -200 1,139,833 787
August 2018 1,059,600 1,600 1,139,046 -2,564
July 2018 1,058,000 300 1,141,610 -1,254
June 2018 1,057,700 3,100 1,142,864 -4,824
May 2018 1,054,600 800 1,147,688 155
April 2018 1,053,800 2,100 1,147,533 366
March 2018 1,051,700 2,700 1,147,167 613