Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 79,800 jobs in Bend, Oregon in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,247 employed persons for the month. Bend added 200 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,031 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 79,800 +200 +2,700
CPS 88,247 +1,031 +4,199

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 in February 2017 is at a new high of 79,800.

CPS employment in February 2017 for Bend is at a new high of 88,247.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 79,800 200 88,247 1,031
January 2017 79,600 -100 87,216 471
December 2016 79,700 300 86,745 107
November 2016 79,400 200 86,638 -164
October 2016 79,200 -200 86,802 665
September 2016 79,400 600 86,137 1,105
August 2016 78,800 200 85,032 511
July 2016 78,600 400 84,521 110
June 2016 78,200 400 84,411 -240
May 2016 77,800 -100 84,651 -206
April 2016 77,900 400 84,857 180
March 2016 77,500 400 84,677 629