Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,992,800 jobs in Wisconsin in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,000,783 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 5,300 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 214 (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 in January 2020 for Wisconsin is at a new high of 2,992,800.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,037,272 in October 2017. 36,489 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a June 2019 low of 2,996,909, Wisconsin has added 3,874 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History