Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 52,800 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,205 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 182 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport 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.
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 4,400 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,600 in November 2018, Williamsport has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,317 for Williamsport in January 2012. 4,112 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 53,074, Williamsport has added 1,131 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History