Department of Numbers

Medford, Oregon Job Growth

There were 88,500 jobs in Medford, Oregon in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,769 employed persons for the month. Medford lost 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 378 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Medford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,500 -600 +1,000
CPS 99,769 -378 -21

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 2018 at 89,700. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Medford according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 101,665 for Medford in March 2018. 1,896 jobs have been lost in Medford since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Medford, Oregon Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 88,500 -600 99,769 -378
September 2018 89,100 -600 100,147 -396
August 2018 89,700 0 100,543 -386
July 2018 89,700 200 100,929 453
June 2018 89,500 400 100,476 -281
May 2018 89,100 100 100,757 -420
April 2018 89,000 0 101,177 -488
March 2018 89,000 500 101,665 80
February 2018 88,500 500 101,585 864
January 2018 88,000 800 100,721 781
December 2017 87,200 300 99,940 96
November 2017 86,900 -600 99,844 54