Department of Numbers

Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 86,200 jobs in Medford, Oregon in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,925 employed persons for the month. Medford lost 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 359 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,200 -500 +1,200
CPS 99,925 +359 +3,724

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 July 2017 at 87,300. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 100,031 for Medford in July 2017. 106 jobs have been lost in Medford since then according to the household survey. From a September 2017 low of 99,021, Medford has added 904 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 86,200 -500 99,925 359
October 2017 86,700 100 99,566 545
September 2017 86,600 -100 99,021 -255
August 2017 86,700 -600 99,276 -755
July 2017 87,300 100 100,031 306
June 2017 87,200 300 99,725 -299
May 2017 86,900 100 100,024 733
April 2017 86,800 0 99,291 697
March 2017 86,800 700 98,594 535
February 2017 86,100 100 98,059 532
January 2017 86,000 400 97,527 1,131
December 2016 85,600 600 96,396 195