Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Job Growth
There were 116,000 jobs in Champaign, Illinois in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,255 employed persons for the month. Champaign added 800 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 398 (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 122,200. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Champaign according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,400 in April 2020, Champaign has gained 12,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,136 for Champaign in December 2019. 881 jobs have been lost in Champaign since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 98,536, Champaign has added 20,719 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Champaign, Illinois Employment History