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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 85,400 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,236 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 109 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,400 -600 -2,400
CPS 90,236 -109 +1,218

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 2,800 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 10,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 90,345 for Eau Claire in January 2021. 109 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 85,400 -600 90,236 -109
January 2021 86,000 1,200 90,345 2,367
December 2020 84,800 600 87,978 -23
November 2020 84,200 200 88,001 -69
October 2020 84,000 400 88,070 -7
September 2020 83,600 0 88,077 2,046
August 2020 83,600 1,400 86,031 3,196
July 2020 82,200 1,600 82,835 -30
June 2020 80,600 3,300 82,865 3,863
May 2020 77,300 2,000 79,002 1,811
April 2020 75,300 -12,600 77,191 -11,893
March 2020 87,900 100 89,084 66