Department of Numbers

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 85,200 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,929 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 900 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 479 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,200 -900 +100
CPS 88,929 -479 +1,120

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 August 2016 at 86,300. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,408 for Eau Claire in November 2016. 479 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 85,200 -900 88,929 -479
November 2016 86,100 800 89,408 521
October 2016 85,300 0 88,887 -237
September 2016 85,300 -1,000 89,124 -247
August 2016 86,300 300 89,371 865
July 2016 86,000 900 88,506 307
June 2016 85,100 -400 88,199 -300
May 2016 85,500 -400 88,499 -25
April 2016 85,900 500 88,524 -183
March 2016 85,400 -400 88,707 -75
February 2016 85,800 700 88,782 532
January 2016 85,100 0 88,250 441