Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 91,000 jobs in Bend, Oregon in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 100,828 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 283 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 91,000 -100 +2,700
CPS 100,828 -283 +2,376

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Bend, Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bend 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 for Bend, Oregon

CES employment for Bend peaked in August 2022 at 91,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 101,891 for Bend in May 2022. 1,063 jobs have been lost in Bend since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 91,000 -100 100,828 -283
August 2022 91,100 500 101,111 -379
July 2022 90,600 -100 101,490 -370
June 2022 90,700 100 101,860 -31
May 2022 90,600 0 101,891 191
April 2022 90,600 -300 101,700 366
March 2022 90,900 400 101,334 592
February 2022 90,500 100 100,742 687
January 2022 90,400 500 100,055 840
December 2021 89,900 600 99,215 -17
November 2021 89,300 500 99,232 184
October 2021 88,800 500 99,048 596