Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth
There were 84,400 jobs in Bend, Oregon in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 95,361 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 300 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 353 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 February 2020 at 89,300. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey. From a trough of 72,700 in April 2020, Bend has gained 11,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 99,258 for Bend in January 2021. 3,897 jobs have been lost in Bend since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bend, Oregon Employment History