Department of Numbers

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 87,400 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,547 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 336 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 87,400 -400 +1,300
CPS 90,547 -336 +213

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 July 2018 at 88,200. Since then 800 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. 1,241 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 87,400 -400 90,547 -336
September 2018 87,800 -200 90,883 -899
August 2018 88,000 -200 91,782 6
July 2018 88,200 400 91,776 -12
June 2018 87,800 600 91,788 169
May 2018 87,200 0 91,619 53
April 2018 87,200 200 91,566 136
March 2018 87,000 800 91,430 600
February 2018 86,200 -200 90,830 263
January 2018 86,400 400 90,567 140
December 2017 86,000 600 90,427 71
November 2017 85,400 -700 90,356 22