Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,897,700 jobs in Wisconsin in December 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,972,148 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 1,600 jobs in December 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,094 (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 October 2015 for Wisconsin at 2,903,700. Since then 6,000 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin for December 2015 is at a new high of 2,972,148.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History