Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Illinois Job Growth
There were 4,798,800 jobs in Chicago, Illinois in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,701,722 employed persons for the month. Chicago added 19,500 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,074 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chicago 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.
Chicago, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Chicago 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 Chicago, Illinois
CES employment for Chicago in April 2019 is at a new high of 4,798,800.
CPS employment in April 2019 for Chicago is at a new high of 4,701,722.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chicago, Illinois Employment History