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10-Year Occupational Projections Show Variety in Oregon's Economy A variety of job opportunities in Oregon's economy are anticipated during the next decade.
Quick Stats
Unemployment Rates
Seasonally Adjusted
Mar 2014Feb 2014Mar 2013
United States6.7%6.7%7.5%
Local Area RatesLatest Monthly Press Release

Oregon Job Growth
Nonfarm Payroll Employment, in Thousands
Seasonally Adjusted
   Change From
Mar 2014Feb 2014Mar 2013Feb 2014Mar 2013
Trade, Transport and Utilities323.2323.7315.9-0.57.3
Financial Activities92.
Professional and Business Services215.2214.0206.51.28.7
Educational and Health Services247.7245.5241.52.26.2
Leisure and Hospitality181.1179.0174.72.16.4
Other Services60.059.857.90.22.1
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Analysis of the employment and unemployment data for March 2014.
Small Industry, Big Impact - Religious Organizations in Oregon The economic impact of religious organizations goes beyond their employment numbers, because they act as hubs for volunteer activity.
Clergy Occupations: More Than a Career Clergy are religious and spiritual leaders, and there are about 4,000 Oregon workers in the occupation.
Problem Solvers: Offices of Oregon Lawyers The practice of law, and staffing of offices of lawyers, has changed over time. How have shifts affected staffing of these offices in Oregon?
Paralegals work in a variety of settings, but they're most commonly employed by law firms, government agencies, and legal departments at corporations.
Keeping Oregonians Moving: The Automotive Repair and Maintenance Industry There were more than four million registered vehicles in Oregon in 2013. Keeping them in good repair is the business of the automotive maintenance industry.
All but two of the major industry sectors posted net job gains during the second quarter of 2013.
High-tech employment in the Rogue Valley is diversifying, with employment in computer systems design and related services.
Vacancies numbered 32,700 in the winter months of 2014.