Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 867,100 jobs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 805,070 employed persons for the month. Milwaukee added 1,900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,781 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Milwaukee job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CES employment for Milwaukee peaked in January 2001 at 877,400. Since then 10,300 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 805,100 in November 2009, Milwaukee has gained 62,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 806,001 for Milwaukee in September 2017. 931 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 803,289, Milwaukee has added 1,781 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment History