Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,781,700 jobs in Wisconsin in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,851,371 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 24,100 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,953 (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 June 2007 for Wisconsin at 2,889,300. Since then 107,600 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,713,200 in February 2010, Wisconsin has gained 68,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 2,959,841 in February 2008. 108,470 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 2,809,979, Wisconsin has added 41,392 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History