Department of Numbers

Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 84,900 jobs in Medford, Oregon in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,083 employed persons for the month. Medford added 1,000 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 410 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 84,900 +1,000 +3,100
CPS 96,083 +410 +4,079

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

Medford, Oregon Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Medford peaked in August 2016 at 84,900. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 83,900 in September 2016, Medford has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Medford is at a new high of 96,083.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 84,900 1,000 96,083 410
November 2016 83,900 -200 95,673 -363
October 2016 84,100 200 96,036 -1
September 2016 83,900 -1,000 96,037 227
August 2016 84,900 500 95,810 944
July 2016 84,400 500 94,866 147
June 2016 83,900 400 94,719 -137
May 2016 83,500 -300 94,856 -194
April 2016 83,800 300 95,050 -206
March 2016 83,500 300 95,256 569
February 2016 83,200 -100 94,687 739
January 2016 83,300 1,500 93,948 1,944