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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 86,500 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,274 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 442 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,500 -100 +600
CPS 90,274 -442 -853

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 May 2019 at 88,000. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 75,300 in April 2020, Eau Claire has gained 11,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,806 for Eau Claire in March 2022. 1,532 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 86,500 -100 90,274 -442
August 2022 86,600 300 90,716 -157
July 2022 86,300 400 90,873 -309
June 2022 85,900 300 91,182 -252
May 2022 85,600 200 91,434 -186
April 2022 85,400 -700 91,620 -186
March 2022 86,100 0 91,806 95
February 2022 86,100 200 91,711 163
January 2022 85,900 800 91,548 291
December 2021 85,100 100 91,257 -19
November 2021 85,000 0 91,276 18
October 2021 85,000 -900 91,258 131