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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 49,300 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,961 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,300 -300 -3,600
CPS 50,961 -170 -3,307

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 7,900 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in April 2020, Williamsport has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,272 for Williamsport in February 2012. 7,311 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 43,863, Williamsport has added 7,098 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 49,300 -300 50,961 -170
January 2021 49,600 100 51,131 2,594
December 2020 49,500 -400 48,537 -103
November 2020 49,900 400 48,640 -6
October 2020 49,500 -200 48,646 -14
September 2020 49,700 800 48,660 1,993
August 2020 48,900 -200 46,667 665
July 2020 49,100 400 46,002 20
June 2020 48,700 2,400 45,982 -13
May 2020 46,300 2,100 45,995 2,132
April 2020 44,200 -8,300 43,863 -9,274
March 2020 52,500 -400 53,137 -1,131