Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,948,100 jobs in Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,029,944 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 2,700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 16,411 (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 2017 for Wisconsin at 2,950,800. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin for March 2017 is at a new high of 3,029,944.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History