Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 875,700 jobs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 813,888 employed persons for the month. Milwaukee added 1,400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,069 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Milwaukee job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CES employment for Milwaukee peaked in June 2000 at 877,300. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 805,200 in December 2009, Milwaukee has gained 70,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2018 for Milwaukee is at a new high of 813,888.
Employment: CES, CPS
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment History