Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,932,800 jobs in Wisconsin in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,007,898 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 3,700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,037 (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 November 2016 for Wisconsin at 2,936,500. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,009,935 in November 2016. 2,037 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History