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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 52,600 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,542 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 290 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,600 -100 -600
CPS 53,542 +290 -560

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 4,600 jobs have been lost in Williamsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,600 in July 2018, Williamsport has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,317 for Williamsport in January 2012. 4,775 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 53,074, Williamsport has added 468 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 52,600 -100 53,542 290
September 2018 52,700 100 53,252 178
August 2018 52,600 0 53,074 -301
July 2018 52,600 -300 53,375 -268
June 2018 52,900 -300 53,643 251
May 2018 53,200 400 53,392 223
April 2018 52,800 0 53,169 -348
March 2018 52,800 -100 53,517 -228
February 2018 52,900 100 53,745 125
January 2018 52,800 -100 53,620 -196
December 2017 52,900 -200 53,816 -149
November 2017 53,100 -100 53,965 -137