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Corvallis, Oregon Job Growth

There were 41,200 jobs in Corvallis, Oregon in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,714 employed persons for the month. Corvallis added 900 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 266 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corvallis job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,200 +900 +1,600
CPS 45,714 +266 +2,847

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 3,000 jobs have been lost in Corvallis according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,000 in May 2020, Corvallis has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,928 for Corvallis in July 2017. 1,214 jobs have been lost in Corvallis since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 40,237, Corvallis has added 5,477 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Corvallis, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 41,200 900 45,714 266
July 2021 40,300 700 45,448 280
June 2021 39,600 -100 45,168 121
May 2021 39,700 300 45,047 158
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