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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 92,900 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,147 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 633 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,900 -100 +1,600
CPS 117,147 +633 +848

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Bremerton, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bremerton 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 Bremerton, Washington

CES employment for Bremerton peaked in August 2018 at 93,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,592 for Bremerton in July 2008. 1,445 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2013 low of 105,182, Bremerton has added 11,965 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 92,900 -100 117,147 633
September 2018 93,000 0 116,514 827
August 2018 93,000 200 115,687 40
July 2018 92,800 0 115,647 -249
June 2018 92,800 0 115,896 19
May 2018 92,800 200 115,877 554
April 2018 92,600 300 115,323 -80
March 2018 92,300 0 115,403 194
February 2018 92,300 0 115,209 -296
January 2018 92,300 200 115,505 -1,108
December 2017 92,100 700 116,613 205
November 2017 91,400 100 116,408 109