OREGON HOSPITALS

SPECIAL REPORT

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HOSPITALS

A report by the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems  




SUMMARY


The Oregon hospital and health systems sector is a major provider of living-wage jobs to residents, and a key employer in rural areas. This report quantifies the ways in which hospitals contribute to the Oregon economy, with detail at the state as well as local levels. The charts and other report elements are interactive, and we encourage you to explore to learn more.

For more information on data sources click here.

JOBS AND ECONOMIC IMPACT

A TOP 5 EMPLOYER IN OREGON
61,881
Industry Jobs
$4,184,769,427
Industry Payroll
89
Industry Firms
CREATING LOCAL, LIVING-WAGE JOBS

Hospitals create local jobs that are especially critical in regions with weak local economies. 

The chart to the right shows the Portland Metro Area has the most jobs, however, as a percent of total employment, hospitals are significant to rural areas.

$71K
Median salary in hospital sector
Employment Level Share
0
817
1,634
2,452
3,269
4,087

EXPLORE THE DATA!


See how hospitals generate wages, employment and other metrics using the dropdown menu in the chart.

1 in 20
Jobs in Oregon are associated with hospital operations.
Historical Change Share


SEE HOW THE MARKET IS CHANGING


Changes in self-pay are on the decline, while demand for care is on the rise.

Self Pay Change (2012-2016) Share
Total Visits (2012-2016) Share




SOURCES AND NOTES
While the exact rate of the proposed tax is unknown, this report assumes as six percent tax.
Sources of data include the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Apprise Health Insights.
For more information on data sources click here.