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Corvallis, Oregon Job Growth

There were 39,100 jobs in Corvallis, Oregon in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,623 employed persons for the month. Corvallis lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corvallis job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,100 0 -4,400
CPS 44,623 -33 -2,552

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

Corvallis, Oregon Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Corvallis peaked in May 2018 at 44,200. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Corvallis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in May 2020, Corvallis has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 47,324 for Corvallis in March 2020. 2,701 jobs have been lost in Corvallis since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 41,992, Corvallis has added 2,631 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Corvallis, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 39,100 0 44,623 -33
January 2021 39,100 0 44,656 -722
December 2020 39,100 200 45,378 78
November 2020 38,900 100 45,300 -19
October 2020 38,800 -800 45,319 2,539
September 2020 39,600 0 42,780 173
August 2020 39,600 0 42,607 272
July 2020 39,600 2,100 42,335 -1,103
June 2020 37,500 500 43,438 1,407
May 2020 37,000 -400 42,031 39
April 2020 37,400 -5,500 41,992 -5,332
March 2020 42,900 -600 47,324 149