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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,096,300 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,180,115 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 4,300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,458 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,096,300 +4,300 +48,200
CPS 1,180,115 +2,458 +44,949

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 2022 at 1,097,900. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in San Antonio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,092,000 in March 2022, San Antonio has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2022 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,180,115.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,096,300 4,300 1,180,115 2,458
March 2022 1,092,000 -5,900 1,177,657 5,342
February 2022 1,097,900 4,700 1,172,315 6,148
January 2022 1,093,200 6,500 1,166,167 5,543
December 2021 1,086,700 3,200 1,160,624 -346
November 2021 1,083,500 5,200 1,160,970 552
October 2021 1,078,300 9,500 1,160,418 3,412
September 2021 1,068,800 3,200 1,157,006 4,460
August 2021 1,065,600 2,300 1,152,546 4,746
July 2021 1,063,300 5,000 1,147,800 4,766
June 2021 1,058,300 5,400 1,143,034 4,090
May 2021 1,052,900 4,800 1,138,944 3,778