Department of Numbers

Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 89,900 jobs in Medford, Oregon in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,039 employed persons for the month. Medford added 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 861 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,900 +300 +1,500
CPS 101,039 +861 -546

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 89,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 101,665 for Medford in March 2018. 626 jobs have been lost in Medford since then according to the household survey. From a December 2018 low of 99,497, Medford has added 1,542 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 89,900 300 101,039 861
January 2019 89,600 1,200 100,178 681
December 2018 88,400 -400 99,497 -76
November 2018 88,800 -100 99,573 -544
October 2018 88,900 0 100,117 -30
September 2018 88,900 300 100,147 -396
August 2018 88,600 100 100,543 -386
July 2018 88,500 -300 100,929 453
June 2018 88,800 200 100,476 -281
May 2018 88,600 -300 100,757 -420
April 2018 88,900 200 101,177 -488
March 2018 88,700 300 101,665 80