Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 158,800 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 177,432 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 734 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 158,800 +100 +4,900
CPS 177,432 +734 +6,867

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 166,900. Since then 8,100 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,300 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 18,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Eugene is at a new high of 177,432.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 158,800 100 177,432 734
March 2022 158,700 700 176,698 939
February 2022 158,000 200 175,759 736
January 2022 157,800 1,100 175,023 809
December 2021 156,700 -300 174,214 -61
November 2021 157,000 900 174,275 19
October 2021 156,100 -900 174,256 328
September 2021 157,000 -600 173,928 496
August 2021 157,600 900 173,432 608
July 2021 156,700 1,500 172,824 723
June 2021 155,200 900 172,101 748
May 2021 154,300 400 171,353 788