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Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 158,200 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 173,728 employed persons for the month. Eugene lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 691 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 158,200 -200 +2,700
CPS 173,728 +691 +4,523

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 September 2016 at 158,600. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 157,700 in October 2016, Eugene has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 173,840 for Eugene in March 2008. 112 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a July 2013 low of 152,849, Eugene has added 20,879 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 158,200 -200 173,728 691
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
August 2016 157,700 900 170,721 720
July 2016 156,800 200 170,001 457
June 2016 156,600 200 169,544 181
May 2016 156,400 300 169,363 66
April 2016 156,100 600 169,297 92