Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,930,400 jobs in Wisconsin in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,058,047 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 2,700 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,837 (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 2020 for Wisconsin at 2,996,900. Since then 66,500 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,591,600 in April 2020, Wisconsin has gained 338,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin for April 2022 is at a new high of 3,058,047.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History