Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 149,000 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 167,440 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 36 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 149,000 +200 -16,600
CPS 167,440 +36 -7,155

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 February 2020 at 165,600. Since then 16,600 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,800 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 8,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 175,438 for Eugene in December 2020. 7,998 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 167,404, Eugene has added 36 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 149,000 200 167,440 36
January 2021 148,800 0 167,404 -8,034
December 2020 148,800 -1,400 175,438 105
November 2020 150,200 1,300 175,333 -66
October 2020 148,900 -1,700 175,399 8,802
September 2020 150,600 -100 166,597 -2,877
August 2020 150,700 800 169,474 5,376
July 2020 149,900 4,600 164,098 -2,994
June 2020 145,300 4,100 167,092 10,282
May 2020 141,200 400 156,810 6,243
April 2020 140,800 -24,200 150,567 -24,361
March 2020 165,000 -600 174,928 333