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Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 162,600 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 173,005 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 132 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 162,600 +100 +1,800
CPS 173,005 -132 +24

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

Eugene, Oregon Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Eugene peaked in April 2019 at 163,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 161,700 in July 2019, Eugene has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 174,362 for Eugene in December 2017. 1,357 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 172,875, Eugene has added 130 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 162,600 100 173,005 -132
September 2019 162,500 -200 173,137 -240
August 2019 162,700 1,000 173,377 -88
July 2019 161,700 -1,100 173,465 -191
June 2019 162,800 300 173,656 -26
May 2019 162,500 -900 173,682 273
April 2019 163,400 1,100 173,409 231
March 2019 162,300 600 173,178 132
February 2019 161,700 -700 173,046 86
January 2019 162,400 2,200 172,960 70
December 2018 160,200 -700 172,890 15
November 2018 160,900 100 172,875 -106