Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,979,500 jobs in Wisconsin in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,016,698 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 2,900 jobs in November 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,208 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Wisconsin job growth compared to other states.
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Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Wisconsin 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 in Wisconsin
CES employment peaked in January 2019 for Wisconsin at 2,988,600. Since then 9,100 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,978,700 in August 2019, Wisconsin has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,049,287 in February 2018. 32,589 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History