California Continues Creating Jobs

SACRAMENTO – California continued creating jobs in February, adding 32,300 new jobs across eight major industry sectors. The state has created jobs in 16 out of the last 17 months and year-over-year has added 486,500 jobs.

February 2023 by the Numbers:

  • California created 32,300 jobs in February

  • Eight of California’s eleven major industry sectors added jobs

  • The unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percent to 4.3 percent

  • Year–over-year, California has added 486,500 jobs – an increase of 2.8 percent

  • The state has created more than 3 million jobs since April 2020 – the biggest hiring spree in the nation