Olympia-Tumwater, Washington Job Growth
There were 130,699 jobs in Olympia, Washington in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 147,020 employed persons for the month. Olympia lost 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 354 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Olympia 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.
Olympia, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Olympia 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 Olympia, Washington
CES employment for Olympia peaked in June 2023 at 132,100. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Olympia according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 147,519 for Olympia in July 2023. 499 jobs have been lost in Olympia since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Olympia, Washington Employment History