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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 49,800 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,830 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 82 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,800 -500 -100
CPS 51,830 +82 -74

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 7,400 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,300 in April 2020, Williamsport has gained 5,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,207 for Williamsport in February 2012. 6,377 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 46,847, Williamsport has added 4,983 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 49,800 -500 51,830 82
March 2022 50,300 0 51,748 262
February 2022 50,300 400 51,486 115
January 2022 49,900 100 51,371 35
December 2021 49,800 0 51,336 23
November 2021 49,800 400 51,313 36
October 2021 49,400 100 51,277 4
September 2021 49,300 -300 51,273 -42
August 2021 49,600 -200 51,315 -125
July 2021 49,800 -100 51,440 -175
June 2021 49,900 -200 51,615 -167
May 2021 50,100 200 51,782 -122