The Oregon Coast Wage Challenge

The Oregon Coast Wage Challenge

by Erik Knoder

September 14, 2022

How can workers on the Oregon Coast find higher-paying jobs? The best single answer is to get the education and training to enter a higher-paying occupation. (Our website

Occupational Wages in Northwest Oregon in 2022

Occupational Wages in Northwest Oregon in 2022

by Erik Knoder

September 6, 2022

The average wage in Northwest Oregon is lower than the statewide average, but much of the difference is due to the prevalence of lower-wage occupations in the...

Commuting in Northwest Oregon

Commuting in Northwest Oregon

by Erik Knoder

August 15, 2022

Many people commute to work in the same county in which they live, and that seems to be the case in Benton, Clatsop, Lincoln, and Tillamook counties, but it’s not true in Columbia...

Central and Southern Oregon Coast Economy for 2021

Central and Southern Oregon Coast Economy for 2021

by Erik Knoder

July 8, 2022

The economy of the central and southern Oregon coast added 1,270 payroll jobs in 2021 as business restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic eased. Job losses...

Local Government Job Cuts in Northwest Oregon

Local Government Job Cuts in Northwest Oregon

by Erik Knoder

July 1, 2022

Local governments in Northwest Oregon trimmed 440 jobs from March through May 2020 as the pandemic hit. Benton, Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, and Tillamook counties...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
3.0%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Corvallis, OR MSA rose by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
1,459
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Corvallis, OR MSA rose by 45 over the last month.
45

Nonfarm Employment

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
41,340
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Corvallis, OR MSA rose by 240 over the last month.
240
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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