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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.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,800 -100 -1,300
CPS 54,205 +182 +460

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

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 52,800 -100 54,205 182
January 2019 52,900 0 54,023 429
December 2018 52,900 300 53,594 248
November 2018 52,600 -600 53,346 -199
October 2018 53,200 100 53,545 293
September 2018 53,100 -300 53,252 178
August 2018 53,400 -200 53,074 -301
July 2018 53,600 100 53,375 -268
June 2018 53,500 -200 53,643 251
May 2018 53,700 -200 53,392 223
April 2018 53,900 -200 53,169 -348
March 2018 54,100 0 53,517 -228