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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 97,200 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,359 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 398 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 97,200 -400 +700
CPS 91,359 +398 +1,690

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 400 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Oshkosh is at a new high of 91,359.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 97,200 -400 91,359 398
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
July 2016 96,900 100 89,771 147
June 2016 96,800 400 89,624 93
May 2016 96,400 -200 89,531 -26
April 2016 96,600 100 89,557 -112