Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Portland Metro Job Growth Outpaces Entire West Coast

The State of Oregon Employment Department reports that the Portland Metro region's employment growth for the past 12 months was 3.1 percent. Area job growth ranks 9th fastest among the top 50 US metros and is the fastest on the entire west coast.  The area unemployment growth now stands at 6.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent last summer.