Olympia-Tumwater, Washington Job Growth
There were 122,400 jobs in Olympia, Washington in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 135,335 employed persons for the month. Olympia added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 224 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Olympia job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||July 2019||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 April 2019 at 123,100. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Olympia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 122,100 in June 2019, Olympia has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Olympia is at a new high of 135,335.
Employment: CES, CPS
Olympia, Washington Employment History