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San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth

There were 1,056,100 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,147,673 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 1,600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 140 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,056,100 +1,600 +22,100
CPS 1,147,673 +140 +28,448

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 May 2018 is at a new high of 1,056,100.

CPS employment in May 2018 for San Antonio is at a new high of 1,147,673.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

San Antonio, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 1,056,100 1,600 1,147,673 140
April 2018 1,054,500 600 1,147,533 366
March 2018 1,053,900 -2,100 1,147,167 613
February 2018 1,056,000 2,800 1,146,554 8,360
January 2018 1,053,200 2,600 1,138,194 1,719
December 2017 1,050,600 1,600 1,136,475 2,551
November 2017 1,049,000 2,000 1,133,924 1,821
October 2017 1,047,000 2,700 1,132,103 1,868
September 2017 1,044,300 2,700 1,130,235 1,906
August 2017 1,041,599 2,199 1,128,329 2,180
July 2017 1,039,400 200 1,126,149 3,688
June 2017 1,039,200 5,200 1,122,461 3,236