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Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 160,200 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 177,679 employed persons for the month. Eugene lost 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 347 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 160,200 -100 +3,200
CPS 177,679 -347 +3,751

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 6,700 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey. From a trough of 140,300 in April 2020, Eugene has gained 19,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 178,322 for Eugene in June 2022. 643 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 160,200 -100 177,679 -347
August 2022 160,300 -300 178,026 -273
July 2022 160,600 800 178,299 -23
June 2022 159,800 300 178,322 139
May 2022 159,500 600 178,183 775
April 2022 158,900 200 177,408 710
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