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Occupational changes in Wisconsin and its largest metro areas

By Jeffrey Schmidt

Over the last decade, total employment in Wisconsin has dropped, recovered, and expanded to new heights. The charts below show which major occupational groups added and lost the most jobs between May 2008 and May 2018 in Wisconsin and its three largest metropolitan areas (Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay). Choose a geographic area to see overall changes or select an occupational group (click the bar) to see how employment numbers have shifted across the state.