Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 86,300 jobs in Yakima, Washington in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,099 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 592 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima 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.
Yakima, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Yakima 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 Yakima, Washington
CES employment for Yakima peaked in August 2017 at 86,400. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Yakima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,500 in September 2017, Yakima has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 121,100 for Yakima in July 2017. 1 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 120,507, Yakima has added 592 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History