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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,091,200 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,182,651 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 4,400 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,460 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,091,200 +4,400 +48,799
CPS 1,182,651 +4,460 +53,330

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 peaked in February 2020 at 1,098,100. Since then 6,900 jobs have been lost in San Antonio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 955,800 in April 2020, San Antonio has gained 135,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,182,651.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 1,091,200 4,400 1,182,651 4,460
October 2021 1,086,800 3,800 1,178,191 4,028
September 2021 1,083,000 15,900 1,174,163 19,532
August 2021 1,067,100 -3,600 1,154,631 4,702
July 2021 1,070,700 -1,200 1,149,929 4,447
June 2021 1,071,900 9,200 1,145,482 4,331
May 2021 1,062,700 2,000 1,141,151 4,119
April 2021 1,060,700 3,900 1,137,032 3,828
March 2021 1,056,800 4,300 1,133,204 3,024
February 2021 1,052,500 4,099 1,130,180 -6,147
January 2021 1,048,400 1,600 1,136,327 -6,079
December 2020 1,046,800 4,399 1,142,406 13,085