The Oregon Coast Wage Challenge

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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

South Coast Travel Impacts 2021

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New data from a Dean Runyan Associates study for the Oregon Tourism Commission shows that total direct travel spending in Oregon fell by 48.5% in 2020 compared with 2019 totals. Preliminary data for 2021 show that the travel economy recovered much of the prior year’s losses to reach $10.9 billion. This was still $1.9 billion below 2019 levels. Travel spending and earnings showed stronger recoveries than travel-related employment,...

Major Wages: Graduate Outcomes from Southwestern Oregon Community College

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by Henry Fields

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Job and wage data for college graduates has traditionally been quite difficult to obtain. Different states and college systems each...

Major Wages: Graduate Outcomes from Umpqua Community College

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by Henry Fields

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Job and wage data for college graduates has traditionally been quite difficult to obtain. Different states and college systems each maintain their...

Central and Southern Oregon Coast Economy for 2021

Central and Southern Oregon Coast Economy for 2021

by Erik Knoder

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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...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

August 2022
Released Sep 30, 2022
4.8%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Coos County rose by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2022
Released Sep 30, 2022
1,294
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Coos County rose by 46 over the last month.
46

Nonfarm Employment

August 2022
Released Sep 30, 2022
22,370
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Coos County rose by 320 over the last month.
320
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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