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Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 90,700 jobs in Medford, Oregon in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,135 employed persons for the month. Medford lost 400 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,700 -400 +2,100
CPS 101,135 +17 +1,516

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Medford, Oregon Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Medford 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 Medford, Oregon

CES employment for Medford peaked in July 2019 at 91,100. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Medford is at a new high of 101,135.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 90,700 -400 101,135 17
July 2019 91,100 100 101,118 156
June 2019 91,000 200 100,962 85
May 2019 90,800 200 100,877 273
April 2019 90,600 400 100,604 198
March 2019 90,200 400 100,406 306
February 2019 89,800 200 100,100 323
January 2019 89,600 1,200 99,777 169
December 2018 88,400 -400 99,608 10
November 2018 88,800 -100 99,598 14
October 2018 88,900 0 99,584 -6
September 2018 88,900 300 99,590 -29