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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 97,300 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,428 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 300 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 88 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 97,300 +300 +400
CPS 91,428 +88 +1,657

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Oshkosh 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 Oshkosh, Wisconsin

CES employment for Oshkosh peaked in February 2017 at 97,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,000 in June 2017, Oshkosh has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,549 for Oshkosh in May 2017. 121 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 91,340, Oshkosh has added 88 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 97,300 300 91,428 88
June 2017 97,000 -200 91,340 -209
May 2017 97,200 0 91,549 80
April 2017 97,200 100 91,469 123
March 2017 97,100 -500 91,346 385
February 2017 97,600 700 90,961 775
January 2017 96,900 400 90,186 706
December 2016 96,500 -100 89,480 -67
November 2016 96,600 -100 89,547 -83
October 2016 96,700 -600 89,630 -122
September 2016 97,300 300 89,752 -85
August 2016 97,000 100 89,837 66