Wheeling, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 59,700 jobs in Wheeling, West Virginia in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 58,707 employed persons for the month. Wheeling lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 84 (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 October 2018 at 68,700. Since then 9,000 jobs have been lost in Wheeling according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,000 in April 2020, Wheeling has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,937 for Wheeling in February 2008. 7,230 jobs have been lost in Wheeling since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,103, Wheeling has added 7,604 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wheeling, West Virginia Employment History