Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,660,800 jobs in Oregon in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,777,949 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 3,700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,054 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in December 2007 for Oregon at 1,738,100. Since then 77,300 jobs have been lost in Oregon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,591,500 in February 2010, Oregon has gained 69,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 1,838,685 in February 2008. 60,736 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey. From a October 2009 low of 1,742,345, Oregon has added 35,604 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History