Department of Numbers

Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 88,900 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,116 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 800 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 645 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,900 -800 -500
CPS 115,116 -645 +3,669

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 June 2017 at 89,900. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 88,700 in September 2017, Bremerton has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,592 for Bremerton in July 2008. 3,476 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2013 low of 104,877, Bremerton has added 10,239 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 88,900 -800 115,116 -645
October 2017 89,700 1,000 115,761 722
September 2017 88,700 -400 115,039 717
August 2017 89,100 -600 114,322 -282
July 2017 89,700 -200 114,604 1,044
June 2017 89,900 800 113,560 1,372
May 2017 89,100 -300 112,188 -320
April 2017 89,400 -300 112,508 854
March 2017 89,700 400 111,654 -362
February 2017 89,300 -300 112,016 398
January 2017 89,600 400 111,618 68
December 2016 89,200 -200 111,550 103