Department of Numbers

Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth

There were 121,700 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 145,438 employed persons for the month. Kennewick added 700 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 509 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,700 +700 +5,600
CPS 145,438 +509 +7,263

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 121,700.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Kennewick is at a new high of 145,438.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Kennewick, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 121,700 700 145,438 509
March 2022 121,000 400 144,929 1,114
February 2022 120,600 1,100 143,815 1,044
January 2022 119,500 0 142,771 644
December 2021 119,500 600 142,127 -44
November 2021 118,900 300 142,171 106
October 2021 118,600 500 142,065 540
September 2021 118,100 100 141,525 666
August 2021 118,000 500 140,859 691
July 2021 117,500 1,200 140,168 703
June 2021 116,300 -900 139,465 642
May 2021 117,200 1,100 138,823 648