Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth
There were 119,800 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 140,822 employed persons for the month. Kennewick added 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8,209 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Kennewick, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kennewick 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 Kennewick, Washington
CES employment for Kennewick peaked in February 2020 at 121,100. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Kennewick according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,000 in April 2020, Kennewick has gained 13,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,031 for Kennewick in October 2020. 8,209 jobs have been lost in Kennewick since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kennewick, Washington Employment History