Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,952,500 jobs in Wisconsin in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,014,089 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin added 7,000 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 15,206 (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 44,400 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,591,600 in April 2020, Wisconsin has gained 360,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,059,272 in May 2022. 45,183 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History