Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington Job Growth
There were 1,981,700 jobs in Seattle, Washington in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,972,602 employed persons for the month. Seattle added 2,400 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,958 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Seattle 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.
Seattle, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Seattle 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 Seattle, Washington
CES employment for Seattle in January 2017 is at a new high of 1,981,700.
CPS employment in January 2017 for Seattle is at a new high of 1,972,602.
Employment: CES, CPS
Seattle, Washington Employment History