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Yakima, Washington Job Growth

There were 86,300 jobs in Yakima, Washington in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,641 employed persons for the month. Yakima lost 0 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 541 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,300 0 +2,400
CPS 121,641 +541 +5,365

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 July 2017 is at a new high of 86,300.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Yakima is at a new high of 121,641.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Yakima, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 86,300 0 121,641 541
July 2017 86,300 200 121,100 1,370
June 2017 86,100 0 119,730 1,542
May 2017 86,100 500 118,188 -288
April 2017 85,600 -100 118,476 -265
March 2017 85,700 300 118,741 568
February 2017 85,400 -200 118,173 58
January 2017 85,600 1,200 118,115 -13
December 2016 84,400 200 118,128 303
November 2016 84,200 400 117,825 449
October 2016 83,800 300 117,376 522
September 2016 83,500 -400 116,854 578