Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 159,000 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,316 employed persons for the month. Eugene added 500 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 83 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 159,000 +500 -5,300
CPS 175,316 -83 +1,362

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 6,300 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 139,400 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 19,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 175,399 for Eugene in October 2020. 83 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 159,000 500 175,316 -83
October 2020 158,500 -1,200 175,399 8,802
September 2020 159,700 100 166,597 -2,877
August 2020 159,600 2,800 169,474 5,376
July 2020 156,800 4,100 164,098 -2,994
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