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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 47,300 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,725 employed persons for the month. Williamsport added 500 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 79 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,300 +500 -5,900
CPS 48,725 +79 -5,546

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Williamsport 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 Williamsport, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Williamsport peaked in March 2012 at 57,200. Since then 9,900 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,500 in April 2020, Williamsport has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,272 for Williamsport in February 2012. 9,547 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 43,863, Williamsport has added 4,862 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 47,300 500 48,725 79
October 2020 46,800 0 48,646 -14
September 2020 46,800 100 48,660 1,993
August 2020 46,700 500 46,667 665
July 2020 46,200 700 46,002 20
June 2020 45,500 2,200 45,982 -13
May 2020 43,300 1,800 45,995 2,132
April 2020 41,500 -11,000 43,863 -9,274
March 2020 52,500 -700 53,137 -1,131
February 2020 53,200 -100 54,268 -8
January 2020 53,300 100 54,276 13
December 2019 53,200 0 54,263 -8