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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 91,900 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,616 employed persons for the month. Bremerton added 2,200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 973 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 91,900 +2,200 +2,600
CPS 119,616 +973 +3,401

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 January 2020 at 96,600. Since then 4,700 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,800 in May 2020, Bremerton has gained 6,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 125,966 for Bremerton in February 2020. 6,350 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 114,256, Bremerton has added 5,360 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 91,900 2,200 119,616 973
June 2021 89,700 -500 118,643 639
May 2021 90,200 300 118,004 834
April 2021 89,900 -400 117,170 474
March 2021 90,300 900 116,696 204
February 2021 89,400 -200 116,492 -228
January 2021 89,600 0 116,720 -133
December 2020 89,600 -400 116,853 -13
November 2020 90,000 -300 116,866 -8,900
October 2020 90,300 -200 125,766 8,926
September 2020 90,500 0 116,840 231
August 2020 90,500 1,200 116,609 394