Oregon Job Growth
There were 2,002,300 jobs in Oregon in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,067,709 employed persons for the month. Oregon lost 4,600 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,068 (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 September 2023 for Oregon at 2,006,900. Since then 4,600 jobs have been lost in Oregon according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 2,094,370 in April 2022. 26,661 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History