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Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 171,800 jobs in Green Bay, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 166,310 employed persons for the month. Green Bay lost 700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 603 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Green Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 171,800 -700 -9,000
CPS 166,310 -603 -1,811

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Green Bay 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 Green Bay, Wisconsin

CES employment for Green Bay peaked in January 2020 at 181,600. Since then 9,800 jobs have been lost in Green Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 157,300 in April 2020, Green Bay has gained 14,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 170,186 for Green Bay in March 2018. 3,876 jobs have been lost in Green Bay since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 148,303, Green Bay has added 18,007 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 171,800 -700 166,310 -603
January 2021 172,500 800 166,913 -478
December 2020 171,700 1,300 167,391 -351
November 2020 170,400 -300 167,742 -289
October 2020 170,700 -400 168,031 -152
September 2020 171,100 500 168,183 5,518
August 2020 170,600 1,200 162,665 3,757
July 2020 169,400 4,600 158,908 1,541
June 2020 164,800 5,000 157,367 4,336
May 2020 159,800 2,500 153,031 4,728
April 2020 157,300 -22,600 148,303 -19,892
March 2020 179,900 -900 168,195 74