Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 157,400 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 164,402 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 4,700 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,690 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 157,400 +4,700 -6,100
CPS 164,402 -2,690 -8,789

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 165,300. Since then 7,900 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 139,400 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 18,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 174,928 for Eugene in March 2020. 10,526 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 150,567, Eugene has added 13,835 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 157,400 4,700 164,402 -2,690
June 2020 152,700 7,600 167,092 10,282
May 2020 145,100 5,700 156,810 6,243
April 2020 139,400 -25,300 150,567 -24,361
March 2020 164,700 -600 174,928 333
February 2020 165,300 300 174,595 414
January 2020 165,000 700 174,181 115
December 2019 164,300 0 174,066 112
November 2019 164,300 200 173,954 156
October 2019 164,100 700 173,798 185
September 2019 163,400 -700 173,613 207
August 2019 164,100 600 173,406 215