Salem, Oregon Job Growth
There were 168,200 jobs in Salem, Oregon in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 193,411 employed persons for the month. Salem added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 721 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salem 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.
Salem, Oregon Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Salem 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 Salem, Oregon
CES employment for Salem in October 2018 is at a new high of 168,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 196,533 for Salem in December 2017. 3,122 jobs have been lost in Salem since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 191,933, Salem has added 1,478 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salem, Oregon Employment History