Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 86,100 jobs in Yakima, Washington in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,369 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 487 (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 February 2020 at 88,000. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Yakima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 78,500 in May 2020, Yakima has gained 7,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 124,581 for Yakima in February 2020. 1,212 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 115,278, Yakima has added 8,091 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History