Olympia-Tumwater, Washington Job Growth
There were 111,700 jobs in Olympia, Washington in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,412 employed persons for the month. Olympia added 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 323 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Olympia 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.
Olympia, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Olympia 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 Olympia, Washington
CES employment for Olympia peaked in October 2016 at 112,600. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Olympia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 111,500 in November 2016, Olympia has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 125,289 for Olympia in August 2008. 2,877 jobs have been lost in Olympia since then according to the household survey. From a September 2011 low of 111,520, Olympia has added 10,892 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Olympia, Washington Employment History