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Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 69,300 jobs in Janesville, Wisconsin in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,137 employed persons for the month. Janesville lost 0 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 280 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Janesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,300 0 +1,000
CPS 84,137 +280 +1,831

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

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Janesville 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 Janesville, Wisconsin

CES employment for Janesville peaked in December 2006 at 70,900. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Janesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in January 2011, Janesville has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2018 for Janesville is at a new high of 84,137.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Janesville, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 69,300 0 84,137 280
February 2018 69,300 100 83,857 990
January 2018 69,200 0 82,867 194
December 2017 69,200 900 82,673 92
November 2017 68,300 -300 82,581 -122
October 2017 68,600 -200 82,703 -156
September 2017 68,800 -200 82,859 -112
August 2017 69,000 -100 82,971 6
July 2017 69,100 200 82,965 291
June 2017 68,900 300 82,674 255
May 2017 68,600 300 82,419 58
April 2017 68,300 0 82,361 55