Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,972,500 jobs in Wisconsin in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,054,198 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 10,500 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,581 (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 in October 2017 for Wisconsin is at a new high of 2,972,500.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,063,302 in June 2017. 9,104 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 3,052,142, Wisconsin has added 2,056 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History