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Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 173,700 jobs in Green Bay, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 166,129 employed persons for the month. Green Bay lost 900 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 42 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Green Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 173,700 -900 -1,400
CPS 166,129 -42 +356

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

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Green Bay 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 Green Bay, Wisconsin

CES employment for Green Bay peaked in August 2016 at 177,200. Since then 3,500 jobs have been lost in Green Bay according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 166,630 for Green Bay in August 2016. 501 jobs have been lost in Green Bay since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 164,917, Green Bay has added 1,212 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 173,700 -900 166,129 -42
February 2017 174,600 200 166,171 765
January 2017 174,400 200 165,406 489
December 2016 174,200 -100 164,917 -390
November 2016 174,300 -1,400 165,307 -721
October 2016 175,700 -1,300 166,028 -509
September 2016 177,000 -200 166,537 -93
August 2016 177,200 1,100 166,630 436
July 2016 176,100 1,100 166,194 457
June 2016 175,000 -400 165,737 79
May 2016 175,400 -400 165,658 -29
April 2016 175,800 700 165,687 -86