Wasco County Payroll and Employment Growth (2016)

Following up on a previous post about employment in Wasco County, staff wanted to share an overview about job and wage growth.  The State of Oregon Employment Department published a look at employment and payroll growth in Oregon counties from 2015 to 2016 last month.  The available data shows all industries in  Wasco County had … Continue reading Wasco County Payroll and Employment Growth (2016)

Rural Oregon and Employment

This month, the State of Oregon Employment Department published a 44 page report on the status of employment and recession recovery in rural Oregon.  By their definition, Wasco County is included in list of counties analyzed. Wasco County fares significantly better than many other rural counties in terms of job gains since the pre-recession (2007) … Continue reading Rural Oregon and Employment