Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 46,000 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,054 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee added 500 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,259 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,000 +500 +1,700
CPS 63,054 +1,259 +2,097

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 June 2017 at 46,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,500 in July 2017, Wenatchee has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,424 for Wenatchee in June 2017. 370 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 61,795, Wenatchee has added 1,259 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 46,000 500 63,054 1,259
July 2017 45,500 -800 61,795 -1,629
June 2017 46,300 500 63,424 929
May 2017 45,800 0 62,495 153
April 2017 45,800 800 62,342 447
March 2017 45,000 -100 61,895 -90
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