Department of Numbers

Yakima, Washington Job Growth

There were 87,800 jobs in Yakima, Washington in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,906 employed persons for the month. Yakima added 200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 115 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yakima job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 87,800 +200 +1,000
CPS 122,906 +115 +2,094

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 87,800.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Yakima is at a new high of 122,906.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Yakima, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 87,800 200 122,906 115
March 2019 87,600 200 122,791 230
February 2019 87,400 -100 122,561 517
January 2019 87,500 400 122,044 507
December 2018 87,100 300 121,537 18
November 2018 86,800 -400 121,519 110
October 2018 87,200 100 121,409 224
September 2018 87,100 -100 121,185 187
August 2018 87,200 200 120,998 112
July 2018 87,000 0 120,886 32
June 2018 87,000 300 120,854 -12
May 2018 86,700 -100 120,866 54