Weirton-Steubenville, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 43,300 jobs in Weirton, West Virginia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,304 employed persons for the month. Weirton lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Weirton job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Weirton, West Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Weirton 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 Weirton, West Virginia
CES employment for Weirton peaked in September 2002 at 50,600. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in Weirton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 42,700 in February 2016, Weirton has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,580 for Weirton in March 2001. 8,276 jobs have been lost in Weirton since then according to the household survey. From a November 2014 low of 48,229, Weirton has added 75 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Weirton, West Virginia Employment History