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Corvallis, Oregon Job Growth

There were 39,600 jobs in Corvallis, Oregon in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,038 employed persons for the month. Corvallis added 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corvallis job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,600 +200 +2,600
CPS 45,038 +149 +3,382

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 4,600 jobs have been lost in Corvallis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in May 2020, Corvallis has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,928 for Corvallis in July 2017. 1,890 jobs have been lost in Corvallis since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 40,237, Corvallis has added 4,801 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Corvallis, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 39,600 200 45,038 149
April 2021 39,400 -200 44,889 155
March 2021 39,600 300 44,734 130
February 2021 39,300 200 44,604 66
January 2021 39,100 0 44,538 60
December 2020 39,100 200 44,478 241
November 2020 38,900 100 44,237 332
October 2020 38,800 -800 43,905 426
September 2020 39,600 0 43,479 612
August 2020 39,600 0 42,867 873
July 2020 39,600 2,100 41,994 -636
June 2020 37,500 500 42,630 974