Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 2,985,200 jobs in Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,035,966 employed persons for the month. Wisconsin lost 3,400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,424 (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 3,400 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Wisconsin reached a maximum of 3,049,287 in February 2018. 13,321 jobs have been lost in Wisconsin since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 3,030,874, Wisconsin has added 5,092 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wisconsin Employment History