Department of Numbers

Eugene, Oregon Job Growth

There were 162,900 jobs in Eugene, Oregon in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,504 employed persons for the month. Eugene lost 900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 902 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eugene job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 162,900 -900 +3,600
CPS 175,504 -902 -231

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 August 2018 at 164,400. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Eugene according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 178,278 for Eugene in February 2018. 2,774 jobs have been lost in Eugene since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Eugene, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 162,900 -900 175,504 -902
September 2018 163,800 -600 176,406 172
August 2018 164,400 800 176,234 -402
July 2018 163,600 300 176,636 395
June 2018 163,300 700 176,241 -346
May 2018 162,600 300 176,587 343
April 2018 162,300 300 176,244 -1,323
March 2018 162,000 0 177,567 -711
February 2018 162,000 400 178,278 528
January 2018 161,600 1,300 177,750 1,544
December 2017 160,300 800 176,206 418
November 2017 159,500 200 175,788 53