Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,931,900 jobs in Oregon in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,030,751 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 300 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 11 (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 in December 2018 for Oregon is at a new high of 1,931,900.
CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 2,043,490 in March 2018. 12,739 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 2,030,498, Oregon has added 253 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History