Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,923,200 jobs in Wisconsin in September 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,002,384 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 10,500 jobs in September 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,698 (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 13,000 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,007,785 in May 2016. 5,401 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 2,995,478, Wisconsin has added 6,906 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History