Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 44,300 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,946 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 148 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 44,300 +500 -2,300
CPS 61,946 +148 -2,869

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 2,500 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,200 in April 2020, Wenatchee has gained 4,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,286 for Wenatchee in December 2020. 3,340 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 61,798, Wenatchee has added 148 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 44,300 500 61,946 148
January 2021 43,800 600 61,798 -3,488
December 2020 43,200 0 65,286 4,957
November 2020 43,200 200 60,329 -2,440
October 2020 43,000 -100 62,769 16
September 2020 43,100 100 62,753 5,280
August 2020 43,000 700 57,473 6,388
July 2020 42,300 1,200 51,085 -3,544
June 2020 41,100 800 54,629 -3,134
May 2020 40,300 100 57,763 106
April 2020 40,200 -6,500 57,657 -7,107
March 2020 46,700 100 64,764 -51