Washington Job Growth
There were 3,474,700 jobs in Washington in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,646,568 employed persons for the month. Washington added 11,400 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,731 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Washington job growth compared to other states.
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Washington Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Washington 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 in Washington
CES employment in December 2018 for Washington is at a new high of 3,474,700.
CPS employment in Washington for December 2018 is at a new high of 3,646,568.
Employment: CES, CPS
Washington Employment History