Yakima, Washington Job Growth
There were 88,100 jobs in Yakima, Washington in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 125,370 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 144 (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 July 2022 at 88,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Yakima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 88,000 in August 2022, Yakima has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,336 for Yakima in March 2020. 1,966 jobs have been lost in Yakima since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 117,922, Yakima has added 7,448 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yakima, Washington Employment History