Wausau, Wisconsin Job Growth
There were 70,100 jobs in Wausau, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,495 employed persons for the month. Wausau added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 61 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wausau 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.
Wausau, Wisconsin Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wausau 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 Wausau, Wisconsin
CES employment for Wausau peaked in June 2007 at 74,900. Since then 4,800 jobs have been lost in Wausau according to the employer survey. From a trough of 65,900 in April 2020, Wausau has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 72,724 for Wausau in September 2007. 2,229 jobs have been lost in Wausau since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,167, Wausau has added 7,328 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wausau, Wisconsin Employment History