Salem, Oregon Job Growth
There were 157,900 jobs in Salem, Oregon in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 188,184 employed persons for the month. Salem added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 91 (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 peaked in February 2020 at 173,700. Since then 15,800 jobs have been lost in Salem according to the employer survey. From a trough of 150,000 in April 2020, Salem has gained 7,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 195,454 for Salem in March 2020. 7,270 jobs have been lost in Salem since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 173,246, Salem has added 14,938 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salem, Oregon Employment History