Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 87,900 jobs in Yakima, Washington in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 125,840 employed persons for the month. Yakima lost 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 321 (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 2022 at 88,300. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Yakima according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,336 for Yakima in March 2020. 1,496 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 117,922, Yakima has added 7,918 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History