Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,866,400 jobs in Wisconsin in August 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,903,983 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 3,400 jobs in August 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,145 (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 June 2007 for Wisconsin at 2,889,300. Since then 22,900 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,713,100 in December 2009, Wisconsin has gained 153,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 2,959,841 in February 2008. 55,858 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 2,811,857, Wisconsin has added 92,126 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History