Department of Numbers

Bend-Redmond, Oregon Job Growth

There were 90,700 jobs in Bend, Oregon in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,717 employed persons for the month. Bend lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 383 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bend job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,700 -200 +3,600
CPS 101,717 +383 +5,696

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 March 2022 at 90,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Bend according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Bend is at a new high of 101,717.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Bend, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 90,700 -200 101,717 383
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
September 2021 88,300 200 98,452 678
August 2021 88,100 200 97,774 569
July 2021 87,900 1,200 97,205 423
June 2021 86,700 -200 96,782 327
May 2021 86,900 -200 96,455 434