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Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 89,500 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,329 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 213 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,500 -100 -6,900
CPS 115,329 +213 -10,308

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 7,100 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,800 in May 2020, Bremerton has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,664 for Bremerton in October 2020. 15,335 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 115,116, Bremerton has added 213 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 89,500 -100 115,329 213
January 2021 89,600 0 115,116 -2,188
December 2020 89,600 -400 117,304 -2,313
November 2020 90,000 -300 119,617 -11,047
October 2020 90,300 -200 130,664 8,467
September 2020 90,500 0 122,197 -2,405
August 2020 90,500 1,200 124,602 3,322
July 2020 89,300 600 121,280 548
June 2020 88,700 2,900 120,732 5,432
May 2020 85,800 -100 115,300 2,826
April 2020 85,900 -9,800 112,474 -9,557
March 2020 95,700 -700 122,031 -3,606