Josh Lehner of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis reports that Oregon added 37,300 jobs last year and 2014 is expected to show similar gains.
The official state economic forecast, produced by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, indicates that growth in 2014 will look similar to 2013. Annual job gains in 2014 could be 35,600, an increase of 2.1 percent. Employment is expected to reach pre-recession levels by the middle of 2015. Read more.