Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 42,000 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,221 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee added 1,200 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,408 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,000 +1,200 -4,300
CPS 51,221 -3,408 -12,061

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 January 2020 at 46,900. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,700 in April 2020, Wenatchee has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,820 for Wenatchee in December 2019. 13,599 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 42,000 1,200 51,221 -3,408
June 2020 40,800 1,100 54,629 -3,134
May 2020 39,700 1,000 57,763 106
April 2020 38,700 -7,200 57,657 -7,107
March 2020 45,900 -900 64,764 -51
February 2020 46,800 -100 64,815 284
January 2020 46,900 100 64,531 -289
December 2019 46,800 0 64,820 347
November 2019 46,800 800 64,473 347
October 2019 46,000 -600 64,126 355
September 2019 46,600 200 63,771 298
August 2019 46,400 100 63,473 191