Department of Numbers

Oregon Job Growth

There were 1,904,400 jobs in Oregon in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,041,949 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 2,700 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,423 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,904,400 +2,700 +43,700
CPS 2,041,949 +4,423 +47,590

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 in February 2018 for Oregon is at a new high of 1,904,400.

CPS employment in Oregon for February 2018 is at a new high of 2,041,949.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,904,400 2,700 2,041,949 4,423
January 2018 1,901,700 4,900 2,037,526 4,550
December 2017 1,896,800 9,800 2,032,976 -544
November 2017 1,887,000 1,900 2,033,520 42
October 2017 1,885,100 5,700 2,033,478 2,661
September 2017 1,879,400 3,100 2,030,817 3,933
August 2017 1,876,300 2,100 2,026,884 4,337
July 2017 1,874,200 400 2,022,547 4,833
June 2017 1,873,800 4,500 2,017,714 4,992
May 2017 1,869,300 2,000 2,012,722 5,664
April 2017 1,867,300 1,700 2,007,058 6,153
March 2017 1,865,600 4,900 2,000,905 6,546