Overall unemployment rate moved up to 4.0% with the biggest shift in Restaurants & Hotels, which gained 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Janesville-Beloit, WI market rose by 117 jobs in June and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 40 bps to 4.0%. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Janesville-Beloit, WI unemployment rate is 16 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 140 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 16.2% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Janesville-Beloit, WI Unemployment June 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.6% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 16,400; no change
  • Manufacturing: 10,900; +100
  • Education & Healthcare: 10,500; -100
  • Government: 8,600; no change
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 7,200; +200
  • Business Services: 6,300; +100
  • Construction, Mining: 3,600; +100
  • Other Jobs: 3,200; no change
  • Financial Services: 1,800; no change
  • IT & Development: 900; no change
Janesville-Beloit, WI Unemployment by Industry June 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.