Department of Numbers

Yakima, Washington Job Growth

There were 91,000 jobs in Yakima, Washington in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,607 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,081 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 91,000 +100 +2,900
CPS 123,607 +2,081 +4,252

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 2018 is at a new high of 91,000.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Yakima is at a new high of 123,607.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Yakima, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 91,000 100 123,607 2,081
September 2018 90,900 0 121,526 689
August 2018 90,900 600 120,837 -250
July 2018 90,300 -100 121,087 914
June 2018 90,400 300 120,173 -736
May 2018 90,100 200 120,909 142
April 2018 89,900 500 120,767 -272
March 2018 89,400 300 121,039 395
February 2018 89,100 600 120,644 602
January 2018 88,500 400 120,042 -128
December 2017 88,100 500 120,170 325
November 2017 87,600 -500 119,845 490