We now have Quarter 2 H1B visa FY 2023 data and Quarter 2 PERM visa FY 2023 data.

Oregon Foreign Labor Visa Stats (All Years)

Total Visas % of all Visas Average Wage Visa Type
54,599 83.86% $84,718 H-1B
9,137 14.03% $177,835 PERM
974 1.50% $81,559 E-3 Australian
401 0.62% $14,105 H-2A

As of May 2023, Oregon has seen a total of 65,111 visa workers across all visa types. The most common visa class in Oregon is the H-1B visa with 54,599 H-1B visas on record over all years accounting for 83.86% of Oregon's total visas. The second most prevalent visa is the PERM visa with 9,137 PERM visas on record over all years accounting for 14.03% of Oregon's total visas.

Top Occupations in Oregon (All Years)

Occupation # of Jobs Avg Wage Approval %
Software Developers, Applications 7,360 $92,087 90.60%
Computer Systems Analysts 5,961 $74,993 95.10%
Computer Occupations, All Other 2,687 $71,489 92.34%
Computer Programmers 2,475 $58,370 90.96%
Software Developers, Systems Software 1,144 $100,036 92.11%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 619 $89,452 90.50%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 582 $129,374 88.58%
Electrical Engineers 522 $83,608 88.93%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 511 $124,479 91.41%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 508 $69,709 93.73%
Oregon Employees Over Time
Oregon has been in the H1B Visa program since 2011 where 2,468 employees were hired. Oregon peaked in 2022 with 9,063 employees, and has since been on a decline with the most recent number of employees being 1,619 in 2023.

Top Countries with Workers in Oregon From PERM Program (All Years)

Country # of Jobs Avg Wage Approval %
India 3,545 $223,301 67.91%
Mexico 465 $51,920 66.62%
China 425 $204,759 64.49%
Vietnam 236 $27,910 55.14%
Canada 186 $103,445 53.91%
South Korea 184 $84,614 53.80%
Taiwan 183 $1,943,070 62.89%
Bangladesh 156 $92,752 70.59%
Brazil 128 $65,541 65.98%
Nepal 94 $66,370 58.39%

Top Hiring Companies in Oregon (All Years)

Company # of Jobs Avg Wage Approval %
Intel Corporation 11,818 $93,280 96.12%
Infosys Limited 3,550 $71,907 99.83%
Nike Inc 2,623 $112,103 90.08%
Wipro Limited 1,559 $68,211 91.76%
Oregon Health Science University 1,178 $59,325 83.49%
Cognizant Technology Solutions Us Corp 862 $88,365 72.19%
Oregon State University 820 $53,505 92.24%
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 720 $66,204 91.72%
Hcl America Inc 630 $74,000 87.02%
Accenture Llp 624 $80,625 97.65%

Top Industries in Oregon (All Years)

Industry # of Jobs Avg Wage Approval %
Custom Computer Programming Services 16,050 $74,748 92.54%
Computer Systems Design Services 3,042 $84,899 77.98%
Colleges Universities And Professional Schools 2,963 $55,863 89.49%
Footwear Manufacturing 1,361 $121,962 97.42%
Engineering Services 834 $75,226 87.24%
Other Computer Related Services 766 $81,049 88.15%
General Medical And Surgical Hospitals 761 $157,234 89.74%
Semiconductor And Related Device Manufacturing 717 $94,063 89.07%
Data Processing Hosting And Related Services 606 $85,385 93.37%
Offices Of Physicians Except Mental Health Specialists 471 $153,195 87.87%

Oregon Wage Comparison to Other States (All Years)

The chart below compares The average wage in Oregon to that of the top 9 states with the highest overall average H1-B wage. The average wage in Oregon over all years is $84,718. The state with the highest average wage of H1-B workers for all states is CA with an average wage of $101,912.

State Avg Wage