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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 86,800 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,693 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire added 400 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 284 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,800 +400 +2,600
CPS 91,693 +284 +3,283

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 2020 at 88,200. Since then 1,400 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 11,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Eau Claire is at a new high of 91,693.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 86,800 400 91,693 284
October 2021 86,400 -200 91,409 281
September 2021 86,600 500 91,128 349
August 2021 86,100 -200 90,779 264
July 2021 86,300 600 90,515 176
June 2021 85,700 600 90,339 45
May 2021 85,100 -200 90,294 -120
April 2021 85,300 -400 90,414 -281
March 2021 85,700 400 90,695 -213
February 2021 85,300 -700 90,908 -444
January 2021 86,000 1,200 91,352 2,656
December 2020 84,800 600 88,696 286