Thursday, March 27, 2014

Oregon to Gain 258,000 Jobs Over 10-Year Period

Oregon will add 258,000 jobs between 2012 and 2022, according to recently released projections from the Oregon Employment Department. This represents a 15 percent increase in employment over 10 years. The Portland tri-county area of Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties will see 16 percent employment growth by 2022.

Statewide, the construction industry is projected to have the fastest rate of employment growth (29%).

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