Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,989,400 jobs in Oregon in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,080,322 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 2,400 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 546 (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 January 2023 for Oregon at 1,989,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Oregon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,987,000 in February 2023, Oregon has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 2,094,370 in April 2022. 14,048 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey. From a October 2022 low of 2,078,934, Oregon has added 1,388 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History