Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 45,300 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,215 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee added 300 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 134 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,300 +300 +2,100
CPS 62,215 +134 +2,645

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 46,800. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,200 in April 2020, Wenatchee has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,827 for Wenatchee in March 2020. 2,612 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 57,801, Wenatchee has added 4,414 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 45,300 300 62,215 134
October 2021 45,000 300 62,081 -202
September 2021 44,700 300 62,283 16
August 2021 44,400 -100 62,267 88
July 2021 44,500 200 62,179 32
June 2021 44,300 -300 62,147 329
May 2021 44,600 -200 61,818 411
April 2021 44,800 100 61,407 394
March 2021 44,700 200 61,013 437
February 2021 44,500 700 60,576 512
January 2021 43,800 600 60,064 541
December 2020 43,200 0 59,523 -47