Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 87,500 jobs in Yakima, Washington in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 124,688 employed persons for the month. Yakima lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 909 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Yakima, Washington Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Yakima 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 Yakima, Washington
CES employment for Yakima in January 2019 is at a new high of 87,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 126,850 for Yakima in December 2018. 2,162 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History