Wheeling, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 66,600 jobs in Wheeling, West Virginia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,570 employed persons for the month. Wheeling added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 389 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wheeling 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.
Wheeling, West Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wheeling 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 Wheeling, West Virginia
CES employment for Wheeling peaked in March 2014 at 69,200. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Wheeling according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,400 in November 2017, Wheeling has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,985 for Wheeling in March 2008. 4,415 jobs have been lost in Wheeling since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 60,303, Wheeling has added 1,267 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wheeling, West Virginia Employment History