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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 94,300 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,116 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 594 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 94,300 -500 -1,100
CPS 88,116 -594 -320

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 2016 at 95,600. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 90,397 for Oshkosh in July 2008. 2,281 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 83,312, Oshkosh has added 4,804 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 94,300 -500 88,116 -594
November 2016 94,800 -100 88,710 73
October 2016 94,900 -200 88,637 -163
September 2016 95,100 -500 88,800 -186
August 2016 95,600 300 88,986 648
July 2016 95,300 300 88,338 28
June 2016 95,000 0 88,310 -602
May 2016 95,000 -400 88,912 -176
April 2016 95,400 -100 89,088 -497
March 2016 95,500 -100 89,585 -40
February 2016 95,600 100 89,625 552
January 2016 95,500 100 89,073 637