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Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 173,000 jobs in Green Bay, Wisconsin in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 166,270 employed persons for the month. Green Bay lost 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 425 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Green Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 173,000 -500 +13,200
CPS 166,270 +425 +14,278

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 8,600 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 15,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 169,530 for Green Bay in March 2018. 3,260 jobs have been lost in Green Bay since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 145,837, Green Bay has added 20,433 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Green Bay, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 173,000 -500 166,270 425
April 2021 173,500 1,000 165,845 322
March 2021 172,500 1,000 165,523 93
February 2021 171,500 -1,000 165,430 29
January 2021 172,500 800 165,401 314
December 2020 171,700 1,300 165,087 601
November 2020 170,400 -300 164,486 770
October 2020 170,700 -400 163,716 -2,708
September 2020 171,100 500 166,424 4,984
August 2020 170,600 1,200 161,440 2,013
July 2020 169,400 4,600 159,427 3,044
June 2020 164,800 5,000 156,383 4,391