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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 87,800 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,810 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 87,800 0 +500
CPS 89,810 -35 -261

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 2019 at 88,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 87,700 in May 2019, Eau Claire has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 90,572 for Eau Claire in February 2018. 762 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 87,800 0 89,810 -35
June 2019 87,800 100 89,845 -150
May 2019 87,700 -100 89,995 -298
April 2019 87,800 -100 90,293 -21
March 2019 87,900 -200 90,314 95
February 2019 88,100 -100 90,219 87
January 2019 88,200 500 90,132 171
December 2018 87,700 700 89,961 30
November 2018 87,000 300 89,931 49
October 2018 86,700 100 89,882 10
September 2018 86,600 -900 89,872 -58
August 2018 87,500 200 89,930 -141