Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 89,200 jobs in Yakima, Washington in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 118,954 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 700 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 607 (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 February 2018 is at a new high of 89,200.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 121,100 for Yakima in July 2017. 2,146 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 118,347, Yakima has added 607 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History