Department of Numbers

Oregon Job Growth

There were 1,957,700 jobs in Oregon in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,035,663 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 800 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,510 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,957,700 +800 +36,800
CPS 2,035,663 +3,510 +14,632

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 December 2019 for Oregon is at a new high of 1,957,700.

CPS employment in Oregon for December 2019 is at a new high of 2,035,663.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 1,957,700 800 2,035,663 3,510
November 2019 1,956,900 3,800 2,032,153 1,346
October 2019 1,953,100 6,500 2,030,807 564
September 2019 1,946,600 3,300 2,030,243 -1,000
August 2019 1,943,300 -900 2,031,243 186
July 2019 1,944,200 2,400 2,031,057 -505
June 2019 1,941,800 -1,000 2,031,562 -689
May 2019 1,942,800 -200 2,032,251 1,819
April 2019 1,943,000 4,000 2,030,432 1,129
March 2019 1,939,000 6,500 2,029,303 2,308
February 2019 1,932,500 -1,200 2,026,995 3,269
January 2019 1,933,700 12,800 2,023,726 2,695