Weirton-Steubenville, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 41,000 jobs in Weirton, West Virginia in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 47,326 employed persons for the month. Weirton added 200 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 87 (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 9,600 jobs have been lost in Weirton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,700 in February 2018, Weirton has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,580 for Weirton in March 2001. 9,254 jobs have been lost in Weirton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 47,218, Weirton has added 108 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Weirton, West Virginia Employment History