Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 91,500 jobs in Yakima, Washington in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,314 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 700 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,338 (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 October 2023 is at a new high of 91,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 125,861 for Yakima in January 2020. 2,547 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 117,053, Yakima has added 6,261 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History