Department of Numbers

Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 94,300 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 120,019 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10,645 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 94,300 -400 -2,500
CPS 120,019 -10,645 -5,132

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 February 2020 at 97,200. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,100 in April 2020, Bremerton has gained 9,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,664 for Bremerton in October 2020. 10,645 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 94,300 -400 120,019 -10,645
October 2020 94,700 300 130,664 8,467
September 2020 94,400 300 122,197 -2,405
August 2020 94,100 3,000 124,602 3,322
July 2020 91,100 500 121,280 548
June 2020 90,600 2,100 120,732 5,432
May 2020 88,500 3,400 115,300 2,826
April 2020 85,100 -11,100 112,474 -9,557
March 2020 96,200 -1,000 122,031 -3,606
February 2020 97,200 800 125,637 488
January 2020 96,400 -400 125,149 -472
December 2019 96,800 0 125,621 470