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Appleton, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 127,400 jobs in Appleton, Wisconsin in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,265 employed persons for the month. Appleton lost 200 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 118 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Appleton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,400 -200 +2,600
CPS 130,265 +118 +3,515

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Appleton 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 for Appleton, Wisconsin

CES employment for Appleton peaked in April 2017 at 127,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Appleton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in May 2017 for Appleton is at a new high of 130,265.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Appleton, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 127,400 -200 130,265 118
April 2017 127,600 400 130,147 466
March 2017 127,200 500 129,681 640
February 2017 126,700 0 129,041 681
January 2017 126,700 800 128,360 826
December 2016 125,900 100 127,534 77
November 2016 125,800 100 127,457 79
October 2016 125,700 400 127,378 30
September 2016 125,300 -600 127,348 -9
August 2016 125,900 700 127,357 180
July 2016 125,200 900 127,177 266
June 2016 124,300 -500 126,911 161