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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 69,000 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,739 employed persons for the month. Janesville added 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 679 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,000 +100 +1,400
CPS 82,739 +679 +2,158

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

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Janesville 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 Janesville, Wisconsin

CES employment for Janesville peaked in December 2006 at 70,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,800 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 8,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Janesville is at a new high of 82,739.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 69,000 100 82,739 679
February 2017 68,900 700 82,060 1,082
January 2017 68,200 500 80,978 279
December 2016 67,700 -400 80,699 12
November 2016 68,100 400 80,687 163
October 2016 67,700 400 80,524 157
September 2016 67,300 -300 80,367 -127
August 2016 67,600 -200 80,494 -179
July 2016 67,800 100 80,673 101
June 2016 67,700 0 80,572 106
May 2016 67,700 -100 80,466 -69
April 2016 67,800 200 80,535 -46