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Williamsport, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 52,600 jobs in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,093 employed persons for the month. Williamsport lost 200 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 424 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Williamsport job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,600 -200 -800
CPS 53,093 -424 -1,484

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.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,317 for Williamsport in January 2012. 5,224 jobs have been lost in Williamsport since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Williamsport, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 52,600 -200 53,093 -424
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
October 2017 53,200 -300 54,102 -105
September 2017 53,500 100 54,207 -76
August 2017 53,400 -100 54,283 -158
July 2017 53,500 0 54,441 -42
June 2017 53,500 300 54,483 71
May 2017 53,200 -200 54,412 -165