Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 46,500 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,916 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 849 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,500 -200 +1,300
CPS 63,916 +849 +1,102

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 46,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Wenatchee is at a new high of 63,916.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 46,500 -200 63,916 849
September 2018 46,700 300 63,067 464
August 2018 46,400 300 62,603 523
July 2018 46,100 -300 62,080 -297
June 2018 46,400 200 62,377 -498
May 2018 46,200 300 62,875 131
April 2018 45,900 -100 62,744 219
March 2018 46,000 100 62,525 -81
February 2018 45,900 400 62,606 -86
January 2018 45,500 100 62,692 -257
December 2017 45,400 300 62,949 77
November 2017 45,100 -100 62,872 58