Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 45,000 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,020 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,000 -100 +1,000
CPS 62,020 +35 +1,271

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

Wenatchee, Washington Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Wenatchee peaked in October 2016 at 45,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,700 in November 2016, Wenatchee has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Wenatchee is at a new high of 62,020.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 45,000 -100 62,020 35
February 2017 45,100 300 61,985 417
January 2017 44,800 100 61,568 71
December 2016 44,700 0 61,497 235
November 2016 44,700 -500 61,262 287
October 2016 45,200 700 60,975 145
September 2016 44,500 200 60,830 -127
August 2016 44,300 300 60,957 -418
July 2016 44,000 -200 61,375 -300
June 2016 44,200 0 61,675 171
May 2016 44,200 200 61,504 358
April 2016 44,000 0 61,146 397