Department of Numbers

Oregon Job Growth

There were 1,855,400 jobs in Oregon in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,974,049 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 2,500 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,095 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,855,400 +2,500 +53,000
CPS 1,974,049 +3,095 +93,936

Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Oregon 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 in Oregon

CES employment in November 2016 for Oregon is at a new high of 1,855,400.

CPS employment in Oregon for November 2016 is at a new high of 1,974,049.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 1,855,400 2,500 1,974,049 3,095
October 2016 1,852,900 3,900 1,970,954 9,212
September 2016 1,849,000 4,300 1,961,742 7,656
August 2016 1,844,700 6,400 1,954,086 2,452
July 2016 1,838,300 5,000 1,951,634 -2,464
June 2016 1,833,300 1,900 1,954,098 -1,427
May 2016 1,831,400 2,500 1,955,525 4,215
April 2016 1,828,900 5,700 1,951,310 11,368
March 2016 1,823,200 3,800 1,939,942 18,238
February 2016 1,819,400 7,400 1,921,704 19,399
January 2016 1,812,000 8,300 1,902,305 17,095
December 2015 1,803,700 1,300 1,885,210 5,097