Weirton-Steubenville, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 40,100 jobs in Weirton, West Virginia in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 47,508 employed persons for the month. Weirton lost 100 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 131 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Weirton job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Weirton, West Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Weirton 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 Weirton, West Virginia
CES employment for Weirton peaked in September 2002 at 50,600. Since then 10,500 jobs have been lost in Weirton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,900 in March 2017, Weirton has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,422 for Weirton in April 2001. 8,914 jobs have been lost in Weirton since then according to the household survey. From a March 2017 low of 46,706, Weirton has added 802 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Weirton, West Virginia Employment History