San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Job Growth
There were 1,050,600 jobs in San Antonio, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,132,196 employed persons for the month. San Antonio added 2,199 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 545 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare San Antonio job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 47,500 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 94,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,184,356 for San Antonio in December 2019. 52,160 jobs have been lost in San Antonio since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 959,557, San Antonio has added 172,639 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
San Antonio, Texas Employment History