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Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 159,200 jobs in Green Bay, Wisconsin in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 153,922 employed persons for the month. Green Bay added 3,400 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,619 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Green Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 159,200 +3,400 -21,500
CPS 153,922 +5,619 -14,035

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 February 2020 at 181,700. Since then 22,500 jobs have been lost in Green Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 155,800 in April 2020, Green Bay has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 170,186 for Green Bay in March 2018. 16,264 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 5,619 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 159,200 3,400 153,922 5,619
April 2020 155,800 -24,100 148,303 -19,892
March 2020 179,900 -1,800 168,195 74
February 2020 181,700 300 168,121 269
January 2020 181,400 400 167,852 -184
December 2019 181,000 -100 168,036 173
November 2019 181,100 800 167,863 169
October 2019 180,300 900 167,694 158
September 2019 179,400 -100 167,536 100
August 2019 179,500 -800 167,436 -28
July 2019 180,300 -100 167,464 -188
June 2019 180,400 -300 167,652 -305