Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 121,000 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 120,675 employed persons for the month. Champaign added 100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 109 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Champaign 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.
Champaign, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Champaign 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 Champaign, Illinois
CES employment for Champaign peaked in May 2023 at 121,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey. From a trough of 120,900 in September 2023, Champaign has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 121,000 for Champaign in December 2019. 325 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 99,278, Champaign has added 21,397 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History