Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 882,300 jobs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 803,394 employed persons for the month. Milwaukee added 1,500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,661 (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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 882,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 817,015 for Milwaukee in March 2018. 13,621 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee since then according to the household survey. From a December 2018 low of 792,955, Milwaukee has added 10,439 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment History