Department of Numbers

Wenatchee, Washington Job Growth

There were 47,400 jobs in Wenatchee, Washington in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,964 employed persons for the month. Wenatchee added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 149 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wenatchee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,400 +100 +1,500
CPS 63,964 -149 -47

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 2022 at 47,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,200 in July 2022, Wenatchee has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,130 for Wenatchee in December 2019. 1,166 jobs have been lost in Wenatchee since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 59,815, Wenatchee has added 4,149 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Wenatchee, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 47,400 100 63,964 -149
August 2022 47,300 100 64,113 -165
July 2022 47,200 -300 64,278 -338
June 2022 47,500 100 64,616 -309
May 2022 47,400 -100 64,925 -149
April 2022 47,500 -100 65,074 64
March 2022 47,600 300 65,010 241
February 2022 47,300 100 64,769 254
January 2022 47,200 200 64,515 198
December 2021 47,000 300 64,317 -26
November 2021 46,700 500 64,343 50
October 2021 46,200 300 64,293 282