Department of Numbers

Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Job Growth

There were 84,200 jobs in Bremerton, Washington in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,890 employed persons for the month. Bremerton lost 12,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10,141 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bremerton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 84,200 -12,000 -11,100
CPS 111,890 -10,141 -9,780

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 13,000 jobs have been lost in Bremerton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 125,637 for Bremerton in February 2020. 13,747 jobs have been lost in Bremerton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Bremerton, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 84,200 -12,000 111,890 -10,141
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
November 2019 96,800 800 125,151 554
October 2019 96,000 300 124,597 596
September 2019 95,700 300 124,001 591
August 2019 95,400 300 123,410 532
July 2019 95,100 0 122,878 445
June 2019 95,100 -300 122,433 388
May 2019 95,400 100 122,045 375