Medford, Oregon Job Growth
There were 85,200 jobs in Medford, Oregon in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 94,594 employed persons for the month. Medford added 1,000 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,700 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 May 2019 at 89,300. Since then 4,100 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 76,800 in April 2020, Medford has gained 8,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 99,786 for Medford in April 2018. 5,192 jobs have been lost in Medford since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 87,292, Medford has added 7,302 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Medford, Oregon Employment History