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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 84,000 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,062 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 226 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 84,000 -300 -1,800
CPS 89,062 +226 +534

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 2,400 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,232 for Eau Claire in April 2017. 170 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 88,836, Eau Claire has added 226 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 84,000 -300 89,062 226
October 2017 84,300 -500 88,836 -101
September 2017 84,800 300 88,937 -39
August 2017 84,500 -600 88,976 -115
July 2017 85,100 200 89,091 -133
June 2017 84,900 -200 89,224 126
May 2017 85,100 -1,000 89,098 -134
April 2017 86,100 1,100 89,232 533
March 2017 85,000 -100 88,699 262
February 2017 85,100 -200 88,437 47
January 2017 85,300 100 88,390 54
December 2016 85,200 -600 88,336 -192