Department of Numbers

Yakima, Washington Job Growth

There were 83,900 jobs in Yakima, Washington in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,994 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 410 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 83,900 +500 +1,000
CPS 115,994 +410 +2,409

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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 83,900.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Yakima is at a new high of 115,994.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Yakima, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 83,900 500 115,994 410
November 2016 83,400 200 115,584 154
October 2016 83,200 400 115,430 435
September 2016 82,800 -700 114,995 281
August 2016 83,500 700 114,714 -688
July 2016 82,800 -900 115,402 189
June 2016 83,700 400 115,213 11
May 2016 83,300 -300 115,202 -143
April 2016 83,600 200 115,345 438
March 2016 83,400 400 114,907 227
February 2016 83,000 100 114,680 433
January 2016 82,900 0 114,247 662