Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 80,900 jobs in Bend, Oregon in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,000 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 100 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 801 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 80,900 -100 +3,100
CPS 90,000 +801 +4,816

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Bend, Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bend 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 Bend, Oregon

CES employment for Bend peaked in April 2017 at 81,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in May 2017 for Bend is at a new high of 90,000.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 80,900 -100 90,000 801
April 2017 81,000 900 89,199 629
March 2017 80,100 200 88,570 347
February 2017 79,900 300 88,223 1,018
January 2017 79,600 -100 87,205 479
December 2016 79,700 300 86,726 37
November 2016 79,400 200 86,689 160
October 2016 79,200 -200 86,529 336
September 2016 79,400 600 86,193 380
August 2016 78,800 200 85,813 280
July 2016 78,600 400 85,533 201
June 2016 78,200 400 85,332 148