2021 Occupational Wage Data Now Available

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by Amy Vander Vliet

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Every year the Oregon Employment Department surveys thousands of Oregon employers to collect information on jobs and salaries. We use their responses to produce...

Your Package Has Arrived: Transportation and Warehousing in Portland MSA

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by Brandon Schrader

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Recent Trends in Portland’s High-Tech Sector

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QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

August 2021
Released Oct 25, 2021
4.9%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by 0.4% over the last month.
0.4% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2021
Released Oct 25, 2021
66,645
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by -4,605 over the last month.
-4,605

Nonfarm Employment

August 2021
Released Oct 25, 2021
1,187,200
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 6,800 over the last month.
6,800
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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