Looking at monthly jobs numbers, Wisconsin is doing pretty well, with three straight months of all-time high numbers of private-sector jobs, with a healthy growth in manufacturing jobs.
But monthly estimates aren’t as accurate as quarterly reports, which recently showed a more modest picture of growth.
According to preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wisconsin gained 2,800 private-sector jobs in November. That brings Wisconsin to a total of 2,556,200 private-sector jobs, an all-time high for the state and the third straight month of record-setting job numbers. Among those gains was an increase of 2,000 manufacturing jobs.
As a whole, estimates show the U.S. gained 228,000 jobs in November, and 31,000 of those were manufacturing jobs.
Read more in the Capital Times.