Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,931,300 jobs in Wisconsin in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,008,093 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 5,500 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,610 (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 March 2016 for Wisconsin at 2,936,200. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,925,800 in April 2016, Wisconsin has gained 5,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin for May 2016 is at a new high of 3,008,093.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History