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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 54,000 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,376 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 446 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,000 0 0
CPS 55,376 -446 -1,087

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Williamsport as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Williamsport, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Williamsport peaked in March 2012 at 57,200. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,900 in September 2016, Williamsport has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,347 for Williamsport in February 2012. 2,971 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 54,000 0 55,376 -446
November 2016 54,000 0 55,822 -5
October 2016 54,000 100 55,827 2
September 2016 53,900 -300 55,825 -150
August 2016 54,200 -200 55,975 -216
July 2016 54,400 200 56,191 -147
June 2016 54,200 -100 56,338 99
May 2016 54,300 -200 56,239 -424
April 2016 54,500 -400 56,663 -533
March 2016 54,900 200 57,196 -111
February 2016 54,700 -200 57,307 261
January 2016 54,900 900 57,046 583