Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 114,400 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,591 employed persons for the month. Champaign added 300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 71 (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 January 2020 at 122,700. Since then 8,300 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,000 in April 2020, Champaign has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 123,716 for Champaign in October 2020. 8,125 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey. From a April 2021 low of 115,520, Champaign has added 71 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History