Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,138,800 jobs in Portland, Oregon in June 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,212,047 employed persons for the month. Portland added 200 jobs in June 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 370 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Portland job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Portland, Oregon Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Portland 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 Portland, Oregon
CES employment for Portland in June 2016 is at a new high of 1,138,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,213,003 for Portland in March 2016. 956 jobs have been lost in Portland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2016 low of 1,211,677, Portland has added 370 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Oregon Employment History