Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,830,200 jobs in Oregon in October 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,992,028 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 14,200 jobs in October 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 120,045 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.
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Oregon Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Oregon 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 in Oregon
CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Oregon at 1,955,700. Since then 125,500 jobs have been lost in Oregon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,689,700 in April 2020, Oregon has gained 140,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 2,038,010 in March 2020. 45,982 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,796,681, Oregon has added 195,347 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History