Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 45,700 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,359 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee lost 300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 166 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,700 -300 +900
CPS 62,359 -166 +83

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 March 2018 at 46,000. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,949 for Wenatchee in December 2017. 590 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 45,700 -300 62,359 -166
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
October 2017 45,200 200 62,814 26
September 2017 45,000 -200 62,788 31
August 2017 45,200 300 62,757 145
July 2017 44,900 300 62,612 170
June 2017 44,600 -200 62,442 93
May 2017 44,800 0 62,349 73