Department of Numbers

Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 89,400 jobs in Medford, Oregon in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,606 employed persons for the month. Medford added 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 451 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,400 +300 +1,600
CPS 104,606 +451 +3,091

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 2,200 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 77,900 in April 2020, Medford has gained 11,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Medford is at a new high of 104,606.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 89,400 300 104,606 451
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
November 2021 88,200 -300 102,577 63
October 2021 88,500 400 102,514 178
September 2021 88,100 -500 102,336 194
August 2021 88,600 0 102,142 140
July 2021 88,600 600 102,002 117
June 2021 88,000 100 101,885 130
May 2021 87,900 100 101,755 240