In recent quarters, Wisconsin has been in the bottom half of state rankings for 12-month growth in jobs and average weekly wage. In the third quarter of 2014, Wisconsin was 40th for job growth over the previous year and 42nd for wage growth.
State rankings for job growth
Since the third quarter of 2011, Wisconsin has been in the bottom half of the country in quarterly private-sector job growth compared to the year before. Here are the rankings for each quarter. Hover over a state to see its 12-month change in number of private-sector jobs.
State rankings for wage growth
Wisconsin has been as high as fifth in the country in 12-month private-sector wage growth in recent quarters, but as of the third quarter of 2014 it was 42nd in average weekly wage growth compared to the year before. Hover over a state to see its 12-month percentage change in average weekly wage.
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