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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 86,100 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,764 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 639 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 86,100 -300 -200
CPS 90,764 +639 +2,327

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 April 2017 at 86,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,400 in November 2017, Eau Claire has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Eau Claire is at a new high of 90,764.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 86,100 -300 90,764 639
January 2018 86,400 400 90,125 1,018
December 2017 86,000 600 89,107 19
November 2017 85,400 -700 89,088 252
October 2017 86,100 -100 88,836 -101
September 2017 86,200 -200 88,937 -39
August 2017 86,400 -200 88,976 -115
July 2017 86,600 100 89,091 -133
June 2017 86,500 400 89,224 126
May 2017 86,100 -600 89,098 -134
April 2017 86,700 100 89,232 533
March 2017 86,600 300 88,699 262