Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +3,500
  • Month Over Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 3,367
  • Year Over Year: +1.9%
State +800
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3,700
  • Year Over Year: +1.9%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.8%
  • Month Over Month: -0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.13%
  • Year Over Year: -1.1%
State 3.4%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.4%
  • Year Over Year: -0.8%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -200
  • From Last Month: -0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 43
  • From Last Year: +0.5%
Telecommunications 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3
  • From Last Year: -3.6%
Accommodation & Food Services +2,200
  • From Last Month: +2.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 108
  • From Last Year: +0.4%
Manufacturing +400
  • From Last Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 132
  • From Last Year: +2.1%
Retail Trade +1,900
  • From Last Month: +1.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 120
  • From Last Year: -0.9%
Transportation & Warehousing +1,200
  • From Last Month: +2.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 42
  • From Last Year: +3.6%
Air Transportation 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 5
  • From Last Year: +4.7%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing -100
  • From Last Month: -1.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 7
  • From Last Year: +2.8%
Goods Producing -1,000
  • From Last Month: -0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 209
  • From Last Year: +2.1%
Hospitals -100
  • From Last Month: -0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 32
  • From Last Year: +0.9%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 38
  • From Last Year: +1.9%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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