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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 89,300 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 112,140 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 300 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,300 -300 0
CPS 112,140 +292 +522

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

Bremerton, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bremerton 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 Bremerton, Washington

CES employment for Bremerton peaked in January 2017 at 89,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,592 for Bremerton in July 2008. 6,452 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2013 low of 104,859, Bremerton has added 7,281 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 89,300 -300 112,140 292
January 2017 89,600 400 111,848 -180
December 2016 89,200 -200 112,028 59
November 2016 89,400 100 111,969 591
October 2016 89,300 300 111,378 629
September 2016 89,000 100 110,749 199
August 2016 88,900 -200 110,550 -746
July 2016 89,100 100 111,296 286
June 2016 89,000 -300 111,010 -280
May 2016 89,300 100 111,290 -425
April 2016 89,200 -100 111,715 100
March 2016 89,300 0 111,615 -3