Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 159,700 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,861 employed persons for the month. Eugene lost 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 733 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 159,700 -200 +2,000
CPS 175,861 -733 +5,140

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

Eugene, Oregon Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Eugene peaked in July 2017 at 159,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 176,594 for Eugene in July 2017. 733 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 159,700 -200 175,861 -733
July 2017 159,900 2,000 176,594 1,235
June 2017 157,900 -600 175,359 -705
May 2017 158,500 300 176,064 1,552
April 2017 158,200 100 174,512 903
March 2017 158,100 -300 173,609 572
February 2017 158,400 500 173,037 885
January 2017 157,900 -100 172,152 981
December 2016 158,000 100 171,171 -107
November 2016 157,900 200 171,278 -70
October 2016 157,700 -900 171,348 112
September 2016 158,600 900 171,236 515