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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 86,200 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,556 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire added 500 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 217 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,200 +500 +4,000
CPS 90,556 +217 +5,503

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 2,000 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 10,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,352 for Eau Claire in January 2021. 796 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey. From a May 2021 low of 90,294, Eau Claire has added 262 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 86,200 500 90,556 217
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
November 2020 84,200 200 88,410 410
October 2020 84,000 400 88,000 -628
September 2020 83,600 0 88,628 2,205
August 2020 83,600 1,400 86,423 1,370