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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 87,600 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,350 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 335 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 87,600 -600 +500
CPS 90,350 -335 -480

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Eau Claire 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 for Eau Claire, Wisconsin

CES employment for Eau Claire peaked in January 2019 at 88,200. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,788 for Eau Claire in June 2018. 1,438 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey. From a December 2018 low of 90,267, Eau Claire has added 83 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 87,600 -600 90,350 -335
January 2019 88,200 500 90,685 418
December 2018 87,700 700 90,267 -79
November 2018 87,000 300 90,346 -203
October 2018 86,700 100 90,549 -334
September 2018 86,600 -900 90,883 -899
August 2018 87,500 200 91,782 6
July 2018 87,300 200 91,776 -12
June 2018 87,100 -100 91,788 169
May 2018 87,200 200 91,619 53
April 2018 87,000 -300 91,566 136
March 2018 87,300 200 91,430 600