Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 874,000 jobs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 800,773 employed persons for the month. Milwaukee added 900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,700 (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 April 2018 at 878,300. Since then 4,300 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 872,100 in August 2018, Milwaukee has gained 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 817,015 for Milwaukee in March 2018. 16,242 jobs have been lost in Milwaukee since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Employment History