Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,889,600 jobs in Wisconsin in July 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,930,183 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 12,400 jobs in July 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,598 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wisconsin job growth compared to other states.
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Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Wisconsin 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 in Wisconsin
CES employment peaked in February 2015 for Wisconsin at 2,890,000. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,877,200 in June 2015, Wisconsin has gained 12,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 2,969,131 in February 2015. 38,948 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History