Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 163,500 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 173,442 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 1,200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 264 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 163,500 +1,200 +2,200
CPS 173,442 +264 -615

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 in April 2019 is at a new high of 163,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 174,362 for Eugene in December 2017. 920 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 172,875, Eugene has added 567 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 163,500 1,200 173,442 264
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
October 2018 160,800 -1,400 172,981 -300
September 2018 162,200 200 173,281 -304
August 2018 162,000 0 173,585 -240
July 2018 162,000 200 173,825 -127
June 2018 161,800 300 173,952 -59
May 2018 161,500 200 174,011 -46