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Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 174,500 jobs in Green Bay, Wisconsin in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 168,589 employed persons for the month. Green Bay lost 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 409 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Green Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 174,500 -600 +200
CPS 168,589 +409 +3,282

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 2,700 jobs have been lost in Green Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 173,700 in March 2017, Green Bay has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 169,235 for Green Bay in August 2017. 646 jobs have been lost in Green Bay since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 168,180, Green Bay has added 409 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 174,500 -600 168,589 409
October 2017 175,100 -400 168,180 -657
September 2017 175,500 -900 168,837 -398
August 2017 176,400 -200 169,235 428
July 2017 176,600 100 168,807 80
June 2017 176,500 100 168,727 765
May 2017 176,400 600 167,962 515
April 2017 175,800 2,100 167,447 1,348
March 2017 173,700 -900 166,099 -72
February 2017 174,600 200 166,171 765
January 2017 174,400 200 165,406 489
December 2016 174,200 -100 164,917 -390