Department of Numbers

Oregon Job Growth

There were 1,991,300 jobs in Oregon in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,102,243 employed persons for the month. Oregon added 8,500 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 9,346 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Oregon job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,991,300 +8,500 +82,100
CPS 2,102,243 -9,346 +39,781

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 November 2022 for Oregon is at a new high of 1,991,300.

CPS employment in Oregon reached a maximum of 2,128,649 in July 2022. 26,406 jobs have been lost in Oregon since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 1,991,300 8,500 2,102,243 -9,346
October 2022 1,982,800 5,500 2,111,589 -7,375
September 2022 1,977,300 -500 2,118,964 -5,989
August 2022 1,977,800 8,800 2,124,953 -3,696
July 2022 1,969,000 13,000 2,128,649 795
June 2022 1,956,000 6,600 2,127,854 3,613
May 2022 1,949,400 7,600 2,124,241 11,261
April 2022 1,941,800 4,200 2,112,980 11,523
March 2022 1,937,600 7,000 2,101,457 14,328
February 2022 1,930,600 9,700 2,087,129 12,179
January 2022 1,920,900 5,100 2,074,950 12,059
December 2021 1,915,800 6,600 2,062,891 429