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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 52,500 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,445 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 506 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,500 -200 -600
CPS 53,445 -506 -1,180

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 4,700 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,500 in April 2017, Williamsport has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,311 for Williamsport in January 2012. 4,866 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 52,500 -200 53,445 -506
July 2017 52,700 -100 53,951 -211
June 2017 52,800 0 54,162 271
May 2017 52,800 300 53,891 -548
April 2017 52,500 -500 54,439 -318
March 2017 53,000 -200 54,757 248
February 2017 53,200 0 54,509 53
January 2017 53,200 -100 54,456 -38
December 2016 53,300 0 54,494 -162
November 2016 53,300 0 54,656 -56
October 2016 53,300 300 54,712 87
September 2016 53,000 -100 54,625 0