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Eau Claire, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 85,700 jobs in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,670 employed persons for the month. Eau Claire lost 400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 136 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Eau Claire job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,700 -400 +700
CPS 91,670 -136 +1,543

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 May 2019 at 88,000. Since then 2,300 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 10,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,806 for Eau Claire in March 2022. 136 jobs have been lost in Eau Claire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 85,700 -400 91,670 -136
March 2022 86,100 0 91,806 95
February 2022 86,100 200 91,711 163
January 2022 85,900 800 91,548 291
December 2021 85,100 100 91,257 -19
November 2021 85,000 0 91,276 18
October 2021 85,000 -900 91,258 131
September 2021 85,900 400 91,127 191
August 2021 85,500 -900 90,936 215
July 2021 86,400 1,000 90,721 212
June 2021 85,400 500 90,509 181
May 2021 84,900 -100 90,328 201