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Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 90,000 jobs in Medford, Oregon in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 102,515 employed persons for the month. Medford lost 100 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 689 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,000 -100 +1,800
CPS 102,515 -689 -62

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 January 2020 at 91,600. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 77,900 in April 2020, Medford has gained 12,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,742 for Medford in May 2022. 2,227 jobs have been lost in Medford since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 90,000 -100 102,515 -689
October 2022 90,100 100 103,204 -580
September 2022 90,000 -200 103,784 -453
August 2022 90,200 500 104,237 -170
July 2022 89,700 800 104,407 -200
June 2022 88,900 -400 104,607 -135
May 2022 89,300 0 104,742 183
April 2022 89,300 200 104,559 404
March 2022 89,100 200 104,155 546
February 2022 88,900 -300 103,609 487
January 2022 89,200 100 103,122 552
December 2021 89,100 900 102,570 -7