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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 88,900 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 112,089 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 500 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 419 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,900 -500 -400
CPS 112,089 -419 +1,169

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 March 2017 at 89,700. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,592 for Bremerton in July 2008. 6,503 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2013 low of 104,877, Bremerton has added 7,212 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 88,900 -500 112,089 -419
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
November 2016 89,400 100 111,447 163
October 2016 89,300 300 111,284 265
September 2016 89,000 100 111,019 95
August 2016 88,900 -200 110,924 -148
July 2016 89,100 100 111,072 23
June 2016 89,000 -300 111,049 129