Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,978,700 jobs in Wisconsin in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,068,723 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 3,500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 6,643 (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 August 2018 for Wisconsin at 2,986,300. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,091,976 in June 2018. 23,253 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History