Oregon Job Growth
There were 1,850,700 jobs in Oregon in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,040,265 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 6,900 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,560 (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 February 2020 for Oregon at 1,973,000. Since then 122,300 jobs have been lost in Oregon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,687,500 in April 2020, Oregon has gained 163,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Oregon for May 2021 is at a new high of 2,040,265.
Employment: CES, CPS
Oregon Employment History