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Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 151,200 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 168,255 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,437 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 151,200 +200 +10,000
CPS 168,255 +1,437 +12,104

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 14,400 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,800 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 10,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 174,895 for Eugene in November 2019. 6,640 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 150,420, Eugene has added 17,835 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 151,200 200 168,255 1,437
April 2021 151,000 200 166,818 1,562
March 2021 150,800 900 165,256 1,442
February 2021 149,900 1,100 163,814 957
January 2021 148,800 0 162,857 -4,560
December 2020 148,800 -1,400 167,417 722
November 2020 150,200 1,300 166,695 917
October 2020 148,900 -1,700 165,778 845
September 2020 150,600 -100 164,933 1,039
August 2020 150,700 800 163,894 8,361
July 2020 149,900 4,600 155,533 -4,427
June 2020 145,300 4,100 159,960 3,809