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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 85,100 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,723 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 286 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,100 0 -800
CPS 88,723 +286 -88

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

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Eau Claire 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 Eau Claire, Wisconsin

CES employment for Eau Claire peaked in April 2016 at 86,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,100 in February 2017, Eau Claire has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,858 for Eau Claire in April 2016. 135 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 88,336, Eau Claire has added 387 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 85,100 0 88,723 286
February 2017 85,100 -200 88,437 47
January 2017 85,300 100 88,390 54
December 2016 85,200 -600 88,336 -192
November 2016 85,800 200 88,528 -92
October 2016 85,600 0 88,620 -15
September 2016 85,600 -600 88,635 -72
August 2016 86,200 500 88,707 -30
July 2016 85,700 -200 88,737 -22
June 2016 85,900 200 88,759 -71
May 2016 85,700 -700 88,830 -28
April 2016 86,400 500 88,858 47