Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 84,900 jobs in Yakima, Washington in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,821 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 1,800 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,553 (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 peaked in December 2019 at 89,000. Since then 4,100 jobs have been lost in Yakima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 76,500 in April 2020, Yakima has gained 8,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 126,480 for Yakima in March 2020. 8,659 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 108,164, Yakima has added 9,657 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History