Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 46,400 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,344 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 351 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,400 -100 +400
CPS 65,344 +351 +2,738

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Wenatchee, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wenatchee 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 Wenatchee, Washington

CES employment for Wenatchee peaked in September 2018 at 46,500. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,200 in October 2018, Wenatchee has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Wenatchee is at a new high of 65,344.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 46,400 -100 65,344 351
January 2019 46,500 0 64,993 282
December 2018 46,500 100 64,711 451
November 2018 46,400 200 64,260 312
October 2018 46,200 -300 63,948 881
September 2018 46,500 200 63,067 464
August 2018 46,300 0 62,603 523
July 2018 46,300 100 62,080 -297
June 2018 46,200 100 62,377 -498
May 2018 46,100 0 62,875 131
April 2018 46,100 -100 62,744 219
March 2018 46,200 200 62,525 -81