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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 53,900 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,574 employed persons for the month. Williamsport added 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 94 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 53,900 +100 +500
CPS 54,574 +94 +381

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 3,300 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,600 in November 2018, Williamsport has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,274 for Williamsport in February 2012. 3,700 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 54,086, Williamsport has added 488 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 53,900 100 54,574 94
July 2019 53,800 200 54,480 89
June 2019 53,600 100 54,391 109
May 2019 53,500 300 54,282 26
April 2019 53,200 200 54,256 8
March 2019 53,000 200 54,248 101
February 2019 52,800 -100 54,147 38
January 2019 52,900 0 54,109 -1
December 2018 52,900 300 54,110 15
November 2018 52,600 -600 54,095 9
October 2018 53,200 100 54,086 -37
September 2018 53,100 -300 54,123 -70