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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 50,800 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,832 employed persons for the month. Williamsport added 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 15 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,800 +100 +900
CPS 51,832 +15 +298

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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in April 2020, Williamsport has gained 6,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,210 for Williamsport in February 2012. 6,378 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 46,723, Williamsport has added 5,109 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 50,800 100 51,832 15
October 2021 50,700 -100 51,817 38
September 2021 50,800 100 51,779 101
August 2021 50,700 100 51,678 103
July 2021 50,600 100 51,575 89
June 2021 50,500 100 51,486 135
May 2021 50,400 0 51,351 82
April 2021 50,400 300 51,269 78
March 2021 50,100 400 51,191 65
February 2021 49,700 100 51,126 -123
January 2021 49,600 100 51,249 -233
December 2020 49,500 -400 51,482 -52